To amend titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act to direct the Commissioner of Social Security to consider linguistic limitations in disability determinations, and for other purposes.
- Social Security
Bill Number: H.R.5970
Sponsor: Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay (D-PA-5) (
Date of Introduction: 02/25/2020
Status: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means
Relevance to Disabled Population: Allows individuals with disabilities who also have language barriers to have more time in their disability determination