Key Votes

HR 4578 - Social Security Account Protection bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Lamar Smith voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (240-188) - (Key vote)

Title: Social Security Account Protection bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to revise the Social Security Act by adding federal budget surpluses that will be included in an interim Social Security Account until OASDI trust funds may be relied upon for future solvency.

Highlights:
  • Provides 90% of any federal surplus for Social Security, beginning with the surplus from Fiscal Year (FY) 1998 until 2008.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Social Security Account Protection bill

Sponsors

  • William Reynolds 'Bill' Archer (TX - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Jim Bunning (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Walter 'Wally' Herger Jr. (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald C. 'Jerry' Weller (IL - R) (Out Of Office)