HR 70

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 70

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 5-month waiting period for entitlement to disability benefits and to eliminate reconsideration as an intervening step between initial benefit entitlement decisions and subsequent hearings on the record on such decisions.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

Mr. MCINTYRE 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 eliminate the 5-month waiting period for entitlement to disability benefits and to eliminate reconsideration as an intervening step between initial benefit entitlement decisions and subsequent hearings on the record on such decisions.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF 5-MONTH WAITING PERIOD FOR BENEFITS BASED ON DISABILITY.

SEC. 3. ELIMINATION OF RECONSIDERATION IN THE REVIEW PROCESS GOVERNING DECISIONS ON BENEFIT ENTITLEMENT.

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