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To assist older Americans and people with disabilities affected by COVID–19.

  • Financial

Bill Number: H.R. 6951

Chamber: House

Sponsor: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. (D-IL-9)

Date of Introduction: 05/19/2020

Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Education and Labor, and Agriculture

Relevance to Disabled Population: Would temporarily pause continuing disability reviews and suspension of benefits for failure to cooperate, update eligibility thresholds for SSI and increase the substantial gainful activity limit, and eliminate Social Security disability and Medicare waiting periods temporarily, among others