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Introduced in House (01/07/1997)

Social Security Decedent's Family Relief Act of 1997 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to continue an individual's entitlement to benefits through the month of his or her death, without affecting any other person's entitlement to benefits for that month.

Provides that such individual's benefit shall be payable for such month only in proportion to the number of days in such month preceding the date of such individual's death.

Provides for disregard of such benefits for the individual for the month of death under provisions for determining maximum family benefits.