H.R.947: Supplemental Security Income Equality Act

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Supplemental Security Income Equality Act This bill extends the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guam. (When Congress created the SSI program in 1972, it excluded these territories.) This bill also eliminates a limit on payments from various Department of Health and Human Services programs to the territories. The Social Security Administration may waive or modify statutory requirements...

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Date Description
Feb. 4, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support.
Feb. 4, 2019
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Feb. 4, 2019
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