US HB82 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 51-23)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-04 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Pending: House Ways And Means Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Security survivors' benefits for spouses, widows, and widowers who also receive government pensions of their own. The bill also eliminates the windfall elimination provision, which in some instances reduces Social Security benefits for individuals who also receive a pension or disability benefit from an employer that did not withhold Social Security taxes. These changes are effective for benefits payable after December 2021.

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Title

Social Security Fairness Act of 2021

Sponsors

Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]
Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]
Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]
Rep. James Comer [R-KY]Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX]Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL]Rep. David Price [D-NC]
Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX]Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]
Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]
Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]
Rep. Nicholas Taylor [R-TX]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]
Rep. Randy Feenstra [R-IA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA]
Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA]
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Andrew Garbarino [R-NY]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]
Rep. Ed Case [D-HI]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]
Rep. Jeff Van Drew [D-NJ]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]
Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

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