S.868 - Social Security Consumer Protection Act105th Congress (1997-1998)
Summary: S.868 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)
Introduced in Senate (06/10/1997)
Social Security Consumer Protection Act - Amends part A (General Provisions) of title XI of the Social Security Act to prohibit any person from charging fees for services or products the person knows or should know are provided without charge by the Social Security Administration (SSA) or the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Permits the offer of assistance for a fee only if, at the time of offer, the person gives prominent written notice that the services or products involved are available for free from SSA or HHS. Sets forth civil monetary penalties for violation of this Act.