H.R. 50, The Social Security Identity Theft Prevention Act
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H.R. 50 would protect seniors from identity theft and strengthen our national security by providing for the issuance of a secure Social Security card.
Social Security Identity Theft Prevention Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to require Social Security cards to be made of tamperproof and wear-resistant material (currently, of banknote paper), and include a digital image of the cardholder as well as an encrypted, machine-readable electronic record containing biometric identifiers.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 1/6/2009: Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
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