Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
12/10/2019          

Senior Guardianship Social Security Protection Act of 2019

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12/16/2019 Introduced in House Open
12/10/2019 Introduced in House Open

            


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 5380


To amend title II of the Social Security Act to require the Commissioner of Social Security to enter into agreements with States to share data related to individuals subject to guardianship, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

December 10, 2019

Mr. Crist (for himself, Mr. Bilirakis, and Mr. Soto) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to require the Commissioner of Social Security to enter into agreements with States to share data related to individuals subject to guardianship, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Senior Guardianship Social Security Protection Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Information sharing related to State guardianship status.

(a) In general.—Section 205(j)(11) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 405(j)(11)) is amended—

(1) by redesignating subparagraph (B) as subparagraph (C) and by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following:

“(B) The Commissioner of Social Security shall—

“(i) enter into agreements with each State for the purpose of sharing and matching data, on an automated monthly basis, in the system of records of the Social Security Administration with the system of records of each State to identify individuals subject to guardianship in the State who, with respect to such month, are entitled to benefits under this title that are certified for payment to a representative payee; and

“(ii) in any case in which the guardianship arrangement for such an individual has changed in such month, redetermine the appropriate representative payee for such individual.”; and

(2) in subparagraph (C) (as redesignated by paragraph (1)), by amending clause (i) to read as follows—

“(i) the term ‘State’—

“(I) when used in subparagraph (A), has the meaning given such term for purposes of part E of title IV; and

“(II) when used in subparagraph (B), has the meaning given such term for purposes of subtitle B of title XX;”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to months beginning on or after the date that is 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act.


Picture Name From Date Type
Charlie Crist D-FL 12/10/2019 Sponsor
Darren Soto D-FL 12/10/2019 Cosponsor
Gus Bilirakis R-FL 12/10/2019 Cosponsor
Date Branch Action
12/10/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.Action By: House of Representatives
12/10/2019 President Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1572)Action By: House of Representatives
12/10/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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