S.543 - A bill to amend title VII of the Social Security Act to provide that benefit checks shall be mailed for delivery on the day preceding a Saturday, Sunday, or legal public holiday, and to amend section 3020 of title 38, United States Code, relating to the time of delivery of benefit checks paid under laws administered by the Veterans' Administration.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Pell, Claiborne [D-RI] (Introduced 01/31/1977)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance; Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/31/1977 Referred to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.543 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/31/1977)
Amends the Social Security Act to provide that, if the delivery day for benefit checks under titles II (Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income Program) falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal public holiday, benefit checks for such month shall be mailed for delivery on the first day preceding such designated day which is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal public holiday, without regard to whether the delivery of such checks is made in the same calendar month for which such benefit checks are issued.
Requires the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to make the same provision for the mailing of veterans' benefits checks.