Elderly issues/Social Security (Social Welfare related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Social Security Enhancement and Protection Act of 2013 H.R. 1374 (113th) MooreSupportNo
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to make various reforms to Social Security, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Supplemental Security Income Restoration Act of 2013 H.R. 1601 (113th) GrijalvaSupportNo
To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security income program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security income program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Social Security Fairness Act of 2013 H.R. 1795 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions. (by More
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions. (by CRS) Hide
Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2014 H.R. 2610 (113th) LathamOpposeNo
Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by… More
Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013 H.R. 3102 (113th) LucasOpposeNo
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008; and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Strengthening Social Security Act of 2013 H.R. 3118 (113th) SánchezSupportNo
To improve the retirement security of American families by strengthening Social Security. (by CRS)
Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2014 H.R. 3979 (113th) BarlettaSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that emergency services volunteers are not taken into account as employees under the shared responsibility requirements contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014 H.R. 4122 (113th) BonamiciSupportNo
To reauthorize the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Expanding the Availability of Medicare Data Act H.R. 4418 (113th) RyanSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase access to Medicare data. (by CRS)
America Gives More Act of 2014 H.R. 4719 (113th) ReedSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act H.R. 649 (113th) DeutchSupportNo
To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for… More
To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection. (by CRS) Hide
Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023. H.Con.Res. 25 (113th) RyanOpposeNo
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023. (by More
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023. (by CRS) Hide
Expressing the Sense of the Congress That the Chained Consumer Price Index Should Not Be Used to Calculate Cost-Of-Living Adjustments for Social Security Benefits. H.Con.Res. 34 (113th) CicillineSupportNo
Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Chained Consumer Price Index should not be used to calculate cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security benefits. (by More
Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Chained Consumer Price Index should not be used to calculate cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security benefits. (by CRS) Hide
Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2015 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2016 Through 2024. H.Con.Res. 96 (113th) RyanOpposeNo
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by More
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2013 S. 1028 (113th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Cooperative and Small Employer Charity Pension Flexibility Act S. 1302 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for cooperative and small employer charity pension plans. (by More
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for cooperative and small employer charity pension plans. (by CRS) Hide
Pathways Back to Work Act of 2013 S. 1383 (113th) BlumenthalSupportNo
A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and… More
A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and educational strategies and activities of demonstrated effectiveness, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014 S. 1562 (113th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Public Good IRA Rollover Act of 2013 S. 1772 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting and Preserving Social Security Act S. 308 (113th) BegichSupportNo
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief… More
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection. (by CRS) Hide
American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013 S. 388 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to appropriately limit sequestration, to eliminate tax loopholes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Strengthening Social Security Act of 2013 S. 567 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to improve the retirement of American families by strengthening Social Security. (by CRS)
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
An Original Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014, Revising the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Year 2013, and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023. S.Con.Res. 8 (113th) MurraySupportNo
An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2013, and… More
An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023. (by CRS) Hide
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2011 H.R. 2954 (112th) LeeSupportNo
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 H.R. 3630 (112th) CampOpposeYes
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 H.R. 3903 (112th) BaldwinSupportNo
To reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers. (by CRS)
Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 H.R. 4297 (112th) FoxxOpposeNo
To reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st Century. (by More
To reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st Century. (by CRS) Hide
Preserving Our Promise to Seniors Act H.R. 539 (112th) DeutchSupportNo
To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for… More
To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, to provide for cash relief for years for which annual COLAs do not take effect under certain cash benefit programs, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection. (by CRS) Hide
Rebuild America Act H.R. 5727 (112th) DeLauroSupportNo
To rebuild the American middle class by creating jobs, investing in our future, building opportunity for working families, and restoring balance to the tax code. (by More
To rebuild the American middle class by creating jobs, investing in our future, building opportunity for working families, and restoring balance to the tax code. (by CRS) Hide
Spending Reduction Act of 2012 H.R. 6684 (112th) CantorOpposeNo
To provide for spending reduction. (by CRS)
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 H.R. 8 (112th) CampSupportYes
An act entitled the "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012". (by CRS)
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012 S. 1925 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Social Security Fairness Act of 2011 S. 2010 (112th) KerrySupportNo
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions. (by More
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2012 S. 2037 (112th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 S. 2059 (112th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers. (by CRS)
Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 S. 2230 (112th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers. (by CRS)
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2012 S. 2474 (112th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Middle Class Tax Cut Act S. 3412 (112th) ReidOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief to middle-class families. (by CRS)
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R. 1 (111th) ObeySupportYes
Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization,… More
Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Serve America Act H.R. 1388 (111th) McCarthySupportYes
A bill entitled "The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, an Act to reauthorize and reform the national service laws." (by More
A bill entitled "The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, an Act to reauthorize and reform the national service laws." (by CRS) Hide
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 H.R. 2 (111th) PalloneSplitYes
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 H.R. 3200 (111th) DingellSupportNo
To provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act H.R. 3590 (111th) RangelOpposeYes
An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010 H.R. 3962 (111th) DingellSupportYes
An act to provide a physician payment update, to provide pension funding relief, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010 H.R. 4213 (111th) RangelSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010 H.R. 4994 (111th) LewisSupportYes
An act to extend certain expiring provisions of the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Seniors Protection Act of 2010 H.R. 5987 (111th) PomeroySupportNo
To ensure that seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities who receive Social Security and certain other Federal benefits receive a one-time $250 payment in the event that no cost-of-living… More
To ensure that seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities who receive Social Security and certain other Federal benefits receive a one-time $250 payment in the event that no cost-of-living adjustment is payable in 2011. (by CRS) Hide
Serve America Act S. 277 (111th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to expand and improve opportunities for service, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to expand and improve opportunities for service, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act of 2010 S. 3985 (111th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Alzheimer's Treatment and Caregiver Support Act H.R. 1032 (110th) WatersSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants for treatment and support services for Alzheimer's patients and their families. (by CRS) Hide
Prescription Coverage Now Act of 2007 H.R. 1536 (110th) DoggettSupportNo
To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to assist low-income individuals in obtaining subsidized prescription drug coverage under the Medicare prescription drug program by… More
To amend part D of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to assist low-income individuals in obtaining subsidized prescription drug coverage under the Medicare prescription drug program by expediting the application and qualification process and by revising the resource standards used to determine eligibility for such subsidies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Mental Health Modernization Act of 2007 H.R. 1663 (110th) StarkSupportNo
This bill expands and improves coverage of mental health services under the Medicare Program. (by CRS)
Elder Justice Act H.R. 1783 (110th) EmanuelSupportNo
To amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute… More
To amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 2419 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 (by CRS)
SSI Extension for Elderly and Disabled Refugees Act H.R. 2608 (110th) McDermottSupportYes
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for two years the eligibility of certain refugees, asylees, and other immigrants with pending applications for naturalization for… More
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for two years the eligibility of certain refugees, asylees, and other immigrants with pending applications for naturalization for supplemental security income (SSI) benefits. (by CRS) Hide
Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act H.R. 2857 (110th) McCarthySupportNo
The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act or the GIVE Act amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (NSCA) and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (DVSA) to… More
The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act or the GIVE Act amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (NSCA) and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (DVSA) to revise the programs under such Acts and reauthorize appropriations for such programs through FY2012. (by CRS) Hide
Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 3162 (110th) DingellSupportNo
To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the children's health insurance program, to improve beneficiary protections under the Medicare, Medicaid, and… More
To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the children's health insurance program, to improve beneficiary protections under the Medicare, Medicaid, and the CHIP program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 6124 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 H.R. 6331 (110th) RangelSupportYes
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare Program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance… More
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare Program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance low-income benefit programs, and to maintain access to care in rural areas, including pharmacy access, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Food and Drug Administration Revitalization Act S. 1082 (110th) KennedySupportNo
An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize drug and device user fees and ensure the safety of medical products, and for other purposes.… More
An act to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize drug and device user fees and ensure the safety of medical products, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reverse Mortgage Proceeds Protection Act S. 2490 (110th) McCaskillSupportNo
A bill to prohibit authorized lenders of home equity conversion mortgages from requiring seniors to purchase an annuity with the proceeds of a reverse mortgage, and to provide other consumer… More
A bill to prohibit authorized lenders of home equity conversion mortgages from requiring seniors to purchase an annuity with the proceeds of a reverse mortgage, and to provide other consumer protections to reverse mortgage borrowers. (by CRS) Hide
Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2008 S. 2636 (110th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to provide needed housing reform. (by CRS)
Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 S. 3101 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance low-income benefit programs, and to maintain access to care in rural areas, including pharmacy access, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Preserving Access to Medicare Act of 2008 S. 3118 (110th) GrassleyOpposeNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to preserve beneficiary access to care by preventing a reduction in the Medicare physician fee schedule, to improve the quality of care… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to preserve beneficiary access to care by preventing a reduction in the Medicare physician fee schedule, to improve the quality of care by advancing value based purchasing, electronic health records, and electronic prescribing, and to maintain and improve access to care in rural areas, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Warm in Winter and Cool in Summer Act S. 3186 (110th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to provide funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. (by CRS)