S.2374 - Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] (Introduced 02/05/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 115-352|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/13/2018 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 639. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2374 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (11/13/2018)
Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act
This bill requires the Social Security Administration (SSA) to pay to states their reasonable costs for compiling and sharing records of deaths with the SSA. Under current law, the SSA is not required to pay the states but may choose to do so.
The SSA may share the death data with federal and state agencies for various purposes. Such purposes include ensuring proper payments of benefits and tax administration duties.
The Office of Management and Budget, Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of the Treasury shall develop plans to help federal and state agencies and Indian tribes use the death data.