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Know Your Social Security Act of 2019

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01/01/2111 Introduced in House Open
12/13/2019 Introduced in House Open
12/05/2019 Reported in House Open
12/05/2019 Introduced in House Open


116 HR 5306 IH: Know Your Social Security Act
U.S. House of Representatives
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I116th CONGRESS1st SessionH. R. 5306IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESDecember 5, 2019Mr. Larson of Connecticut (for himself and Mr. Buchanan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and MeansA BILLTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify the mailing requirement relating to social security account statements.
Short title
This Act may be cited as the Know Your Social Security Act.
Clarification of requirement to mail social security account statements
In general
Section 1143 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b–13) is amended— (1)in subsection (a)(1), by adding at the end the following: Such statement shall be provided by mail unless the requesting individual chooses electronic delivery for that request.; and (2)in subsection (c)(2)— (A)by striking Beginning not later than and inserting (A) Beginning not later than; (B)by inserting by mail after provide; and (C)by adding at the end the following: (B)In any case in which the Commissioner determines that an eligible individual described in subparagraph (A)— (i)has accessed their statement electronically during the 1-year period ending on any date on which the Commissioner would otherwise be required to provide such statement by mail in accordance with this paragraph; and (ii)has declined to receive their statement by mail for such period, the requirements of this paragraph shall be deemed to be satisfied for such period..
Effective date
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to social security account statements required to be provided after the date of the enactment of this Act.

Picture Name From Date Type
John Larson D-CT 12/05/2019 Sponsor
Joe Wilson R-SC 03/03/2020 Cosponsor
Susan Wild D-PA 01/13/2020 Cosponsor
Bruce Westerman R-AR 03/09/2020 Cosponsor
Thomas Suozzi D-NY 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
W Steube R-FL 06/25/2020 Cosponsor
Elise Stefanik R-NY 08/07/2020 Cosponsor
Darren Soto D-FL 07/22/2020 Cosponsor
Jason Smith R-MO 07/31/2020 Cosponsor
Bradley Schneider D-IL 12/06/2019 Cosponsor
Linda Sanchez D-CA 12/09/2019 Cosponsor
David Rouzer R-NC 08/07/2020 Cosponsor
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Date Branch Action
12/02/2020 President Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 506.Action By: House of Representatives
12/02/2020 President Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-616.
12/11/2019 President Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
12/11/2019 President Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
12/05/2019 President Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.Action By: House of Representatives
12/05/2019 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
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