Text: H.R.2723 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

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[Congressional Bills 112th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 2723 Introduced in House (IH)]

112th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2723

  To amend title IV of the Budget Control Act of 2011 to protect the 
   Social Security and SSI programs from budget cuts under such Act.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             August 1, 2011

Ms. Wilson of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred 
                       to the Committee on Rules

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                                 A BILL


 
  To amend title IV of the Budget Control Act of 2011 to protect the 
   Social Security and SSI programs from budget cuts under such Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Social Security Protection Act of 
2011''.

SEC. 2. NO SOCIAL SECURITY OR SSI CUTS.

    (a) In General.--Title IV of the Budget Control Act of 2011 is 
amended by adding at the end the following new section:

``SEC. 405. NO SOCIAL SECURITY OR SSI CUTS.

    ``(a) In General.--The joint committee shall not include in its 
proposed legislative language submitted pursuant to section 
401(b)(3)(B)(iv) any provision that--
            ``(1) reduces eligibility, payments, or benefits, or 
        otherwise reduces outlays, under title II of the Social 
        Security Act (42 U.S.C. 401 et seq.) (including eligibility, 
        payments, benefits, or outlays with respect to annuities under 
        subsection (a), (c), or (d) of section 2 of the Railroad 
        Retirement Act of 1974 (45 U.S.C. 231a(a), (c), (d)) or lump 
        sum payments under section 6(b) of such Act (45 U.S.C. 
        231e(b))); or
            ``(2) reduces eligibility, payments, or benefits, or 
        otherwise reduces outlays, under title XVI of the Social 
        Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1381 et seq.).
    ``(b) No Application of Expedited Procedures.--If the joint 
committee bill includes a provision that violates subsection (a), the 
expedited procedures in section 402 shall not apply to such bill.''.
    (b) Conforming Amendment.--The table of contents in section 1(b) of 
such Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 404 
the following new item:

``405. No Social Security or SSI cuts.''.
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