This bill would eliminate the required publication of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Death Master File (DMF), a database containing many of the death records the SSA obtains for use in administering benefits. Under the bill, only deaths older than three years would be published in the DMF, were the bill enacted. Federal publication of the DMF wold end on January 1st, 2019, with deaths becoming state, not federal, data. A bill summary with the bill's full provisions is provided below.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Social SecurityCommittee on Ways and MeansIntroducedJuly 18th, 2013
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What is House Bill H.R. 2720?
The bill impacts the Social Security Administration's Death Master File, access to death records, and identity theft.
Cost of House Bill H.R. 2720
A CBO cost is currently unavailable.