H.R.2543 - Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] (Introduced 05/07/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/07/2019 Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2543 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/07/2019)
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 shall develop guidance for federal agencies that collect death data, and the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Health and Human Services shall jointly develop a plan to assist and states, local agencies, and Indian tribes in providing the data.