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house Bill H.R. 948

Standardizing Benefit Recipients' Data

Argument in favor

More efficient use of taxpayer dollars. Benefit recipients can access benefits in a more timely manner.

Argument opposed

Privacy concerns. Getting all of these agencies to work together is the federal equivalent of herding cats.

bill Progress


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    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
  • The house has not voted
      house Committees
      Worker and Family Support
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedMarch 5th, 2013

What is House Bill H.R. 948?

According to the House Committee on Ways and Means,  this bill would 

establish consistent requirements for the electronic content and format of data used in the administration of all of the key human services programs under the Subcommittee’s jurisdiction, including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, child care, child support enforcement, foster care and adoption, Supplemental Security Income, and unemployment insurance. 

Impact

The bill impacts data and records tied to human services programs.

Cost of House Bill H.R. 948

A CBO cost is currently unavailable.

More Information

AKA

Standard DATA Act of 2013

Official Title

To establish consistent requirements for the electronic content and format of data used in the administration of certain human services programs under the Social Security Act.

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