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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide that when an adverse decision is made on a claim for benefits thereunder, the claimant shall have the right to reconsideration, including an informal conference and a statement of the case, prior to hearing; to impose time limits and make other improvements in the procedures for determining such claims; and to regularize the appointment f administrative law judges hearing such claims.


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07/23/1975Introduced in House

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07/23/1975Referred to House Committee on Ways and Means.
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07/23/1975Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Ways and Means07/23/1975 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/23/1975)

Provides under the Social Security Act that an Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance claimant shall be entitled to an informal conference reconsidering an initial adverse decision concerning such claimant's eligibility for benefits. Prescribes the procedures for such reconsideration hearings. Requires that such a hearing be presided over by an administrative law judge and conducted on the record.