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H.R.5987 Seniors Protection Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Dec 08, 2010 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 254 - 153 (Roll no. 611).

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on December 08, 2010, with a roll call of 254 ayes, 153 nays, and 27 not voting.

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  • 88% of users support H.R.5987

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    Supporting Organizations

    • National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

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    • Disabled American Veterans

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    • National Treasury Employees Union

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    • Alliance for Retired Americans

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    • National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees

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    • American Association of Retired Persons

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    • The Senior Citizens League

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Christmas miracles; quit whining about pool; voting record ... - December 28, 2010 by www2.hickoryrecord.com - News - The three bills are: H.R. 5510, the Aiding Those Facing Foreclosure Act of 2010; H.R. 6495, the Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2010;and H.R. 5987, the Seniors Protection Act of 2010. I think these bills are important to ...

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      As noted by www2.hickoryrecord.com - News on December 28, 2010, "The three bills are: H.R. 5510, the Aiding Those Facing Foreclosure Act of 2010; H.R. 6495, the Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2010;and H.R. 5987, the Seniors Protection Act of 2010. I think these bills are important to ..." (http://www2.hickoryrecord.com/news/2010/dec/29/christmas-miracles-do-happen-quit-whining-about-po-ar-653474/)
    • Congress Rejects $250 Payments for People with Disabilities ... - December 26, 2010 by NCPAD Blog - Endless CapABILITIES - The House of Representatives has filed H. R. 5987 - - Seniors Protection Act of 2010.

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      As noted by NCPAD Blog - Endless CapABILITIES on December 26, 2010, "The House of Representatives has filed H. R. 5987 - - Seniors Protection Act of 2010." (http://blog.ncpad.org/2010/12/27/congress-rejects-250-payments-for-people-with-disabilities/)
    • From David US Representative, US Congress - December 22, 2010 by The MBL Market News - During the 111th Congress, I voted for legislation that will strengthen Social Security for seniors, including HR 5987, the Seniors Protection Act of 2010 which would have offset the lack of COLA for Social Security recipients with a ...

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      As noted by The MBL Market News on December 22, 2010, "During the 111th Congress, I voted for legislation that will strengthen Social Security for seniors, including HR 5987, the Seniors Protection Act of 2010 which would have offset the lack of COLA for Social Security recipients with a ..." (http://mblmarket.com/wordpress/2010/12/from-david-us-representative-u-s-congress/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • - December 08, 2010 by Evening Observer - Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (D-Buffalo) voted for HR 5987, the Seniors Protection Act but the bill failed to receive the over two-thirds support needed ...

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      As noted by Evening Observer on December 08, 2010, " Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (D-Buffalo) voted for HR 5987, the Seniors Protection Act but the bill failed to receive the over two-thirds support needed ... " (http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2010/12/08/house_democrats_unveil_massive_budget_bill/)
    • Congressional Blog - December 08, 2010 by Auburn Journal - Here is how I voted: HR 5987 Seniors Protection Act of 2010. NO – This is a $250 check for every social security recipient because … well, just because. ...

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      As noted by Auburn Journal on December 08, 2010, " Here is how I voted: HR 5987 Seniors Protection Act of 2010. NO – This is a $250 check for every social security recipient because … well, just because. ... " (http://my.auburnjournal.com/detail/166794.html)
    • "One Minutes" (15 per side) - December 07, 2010 by Congress Matters - Obey – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule) HR 5987 - Seniors Protection Act of 2010 (Rep. Pomeroy - Ways and Means) S. 3789 - Social Security Number ...

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      As noted by Congress Matters on December 07, 2010, " Obey – Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule) HR 5987 - Seniors Protection Act of 2010 (Rep. Pomeroy - Ways and Means) S. 3789 - Social Security Number ... " (http://www.congressmatters.com/story/2010/12/8/2520/-Today-in-Congress)
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