H.R.235 - Social Security Fairness Act of 2009

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions. as introduced.
  • Short: Social Security Fairness Act of 2009 as introduced.

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Howard Berman

D-CA

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Repeals the government pension offset requirements applied to husband's and wife's, widow's and widower's, and mother's and father's insurance benefits, and repeals the windfall elimination requirements with respect to computation of a primary insurance amount.
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Official Summary

Social Security Fairness Act of 2009 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to repeal: (1) government pension offset requirements applicable to husband's and wife's insurance benefits, widow's and widower's insu

Official Summary

Social Security Fairness Act of 2009 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to repeal:
(1) government pension offset requirements applicable to husband's and wife's insurance benefits, widow's and widower's insurance benefits, and mother's and father's insurance benefits with respect to OASDI payments; and
(2) windfall elimination requirements with respect to computation of an individual's primary insurance amount.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.235

  • Federal Managers Association
  • National Air Traffic Controllers Association
  • National Education Association
  • National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
  • Association for Career and Technical Education
  • American Federation of Government Employees
  • ...and 15 more. See all.

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