H.R.1917 - A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to restore and protect the benefit levels of workers reaching age 65 in or after 1982 (and their widows and widowers) by eliminating the "notch" between those levels and the corresponding benefit levels of persons who reached age 65 before 1982.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Roybal, Edward R. [D-CA-25] (Introduced 04/02/1985)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/05/1986 Motion to Discharge Committee Filed by Murphy. Discharge Petition No: 09. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1917 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/02/1985)
Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the benefit disparity between those born before 1916 and those born after 1916 which was effected by the enactment of the Social Security Amendments of 1977.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to recompute the primary insurance amount so as to take into account the amendments made by this Act and to pay to any individual so entitled any additional lump sum amount to which such individual is entitled by reason of this Act. Prohibits the recomputation from reducing any individual's benefit.