HR 978

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 978

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to preclude use of the social security account number on Government-issued identification cards issued in connection with Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP benefits, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2011

Mr. ISRAEL introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to preclude use of the social security account number on Government-issued identification cards issued in connection with Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP benefits, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACCOUNT NUMBER OF GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED IN CONNECTION WITH MEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND SCHIP BENEFITS.

SEC. 3. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS RELATING TO USE BY PRIVATE ENTITIES OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACCOUNT NUMBER.

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