S.2850 - Illegal Garnishment Prevention Act

A bill to prohibit the use of funds to promote the direct deposit of Social Security benefits until adequate safeguards are established to prevent the attachment and garnishment of such benefits. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Illegal Garnishment Prevention Act as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to prohibit the use of funds to promote the direct deposit of Social Security benefits until adequate safeguards are established to prevent the attachment and garnishment of such benefits. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Illegal Garnishment Prevention Act - Prohibits funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Secretary of the Treasury or the Commissioner of Social Security for FY2009 from being used to promote or otherwise encourage recipients of benefits paid under title II (Old Age, Survivors a

Official Summary

Illegal Garnishment Prevention Act - Prohibits funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the Secretary of the Treasury or the Commissioner of Social Security for FY2009 from being used to promote or otherwise encourage recipients of benefits paid under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to use direct deposit for the payment of such benefits until:
(1) the Secretary promulgates rules establishing procedures to ensure that such benefits are protected from attachment and garnishment; and
(2) at least five of the seven members of the advisory committee established under this Act concur in advising the Secretary that such procedures provide adequate safeguards.Establishes a Social Security Benefits Protection from Attachment or Garnishment Advisory Committee.

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