Track Bills

(With the start of the 2017 Congress, no related bills have been introduced yet)

  • H.R. 5466, Balanced Budget Requirement Protection Act If signed into law, H.R. 5466 would exempt Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from any federal balanced budget requirement. Rep. Ted Deutch (FL-22) introduced H.R. 5466 on April 11, 2018. It has since been referred to the Committee on the Budget. Learn more about H.R. 5466 here. Print
  • S. 2671, Social Security 2100 Act If signed into law, S. 2671 would strengthen Social Security benefits by basing COLAs on the CPI-E, increasing monthly benefits by 2%, creating a new Special Minimum Benefit equal to 125% of the poverty line, providing a tax cut to Social Security beneficiaries, applying the payroll tax to annual income over $400,000, and gradually increasing the payroll ...
  • S. 1739, BASIC Act If signed into law, S.1739 would allow families of Social Security beneficiaries to keep the check from the month their loved one passed away and to increase the death payment. Senator Chris Murphy (CT) introduced S. 1739 August 3, 2017. It has been referred to the Committee on Finance. Learn more about S. 1739 here. Print
  • H.R. 5302, BASIC Act If signed into law, H.R. 5302 would allow families of Social Security beneficiaries to keep the check from the month their loved one passed away and to increase the death payment. Representative Peter DeFazio (OR-4) introduced H.R. 5302 on March 15, 2018. It has been referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. Learn more about ...
  • H.R. 3302, Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act If enacted into law, H.R. 3302 would base the Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) on the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E). The bill would also ensure that high income earners pay their fair share of taxes into Social Security. Representative Ted Deutch (FL-22) introduced H.R. 3302 on July 19,2017. The bill has since ...
  • S. 1600, Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act If enacted into law, S. 1600 would base the Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) on the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E). The bill would also ensure that high income earners pay their fair share of taxes into Social Security. Senator Maizie Hirono (HI) introduced S.1600 on July 20,2017. The bill has since been ...
  • H.Res. 659, Point of Order Against Cuts to Social Security or Medicare If signed into law, H.Res. 659 would create a point of order against any bill, joint resolution, amendment, or conference report that proposes spending cuts to Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid.   Rep. Rick Nolan (MN-8) introduced H.Res. 659 on December 12, 2017. It has been referred to the House Committee on Rules.   Learn more about H.Res. 659 here. Print ...
  • H.R. 4521, SNAP Simplification Act If enacted, H.R. 4521 would streamline the application process for senior citizens to receive help from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The bill would also encourage collaboration between local Social Security offices and the SNAP program to help seniors at risk of hunger enroll in both benefits simultaneously. Rep. Albert Lawson (FL-5) introduced H.R. 4521 on ...
  • S.915, Social Security Fairness Act If signed into law, S.915 would repeal the Government Pension Offset (GPO) and Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP). Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio introduced S. 915 on April 24, 2017. The bill has since been referred to the Senate Committee on Finance. Read more about S.915 here Print
  • H.R. 2855, Social Security for Future Generations Act If signed into law, H.R. 2855 would enhance Social Security benefits by basing COLAs on the CPI-E, indexing the Special Minimum Benefit to 125% of the poverty line, creating a new benefit for widows and widowers equal to 75% of prior combined benefits, and applying the payroll tax to annual income over $250,000. Rep. Al Lawson, ...

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