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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedSeptember 20th, 2013

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Official Title

To protect the Social Security and Medicare trust funds from the public debt limit.


Prohibits disinvestment of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund, the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund, and the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund amounts from public debt obligations, any refraining from making such investments, or any delay in making normal deposits in such Trust Funds for public debt limit-related purposes. Authorizes, with certain conditions, the sale of Trust Fund public debt obligations for the payment of cash benefits and administrative expenses.