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P.L. 111-115, The No Social Security Benefits for Prisoners Act of 2009 (3 comments ↓ | 3 wiki edits: view article ↓)

  • This item is from the 111th Congress (2009-2010) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.

H.R. 4218 would amend titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act to prohibit retroactive payments to individuals during periods for which such individuals are prisoners, fugitive felons, or probation or parole violators.

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Norma Martinez

December 21, 2009, 12:56pm (report abuse)

My son requires 24/7 to live because he was stabbed in prison. He earned SS before he was incarcerated. It is unjust to punish him and others that have EARNED SS benefits.

Johnny Reb

February 8, 2010, 11:44pm (report abuse)

This bill of not allowing payments to people who think about crime-would help deter crimes. Why pay someone in Jail-when they are getting everyday necessarties--shelter, and food.

ralph49

March 27, 2010, 11:54am (report abuse)

I owed 31 hrs comm service for a 1991 probation vilation and now I owe SSA $58,000.00 over payment

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