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senate Bill S. 218

Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017

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Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017

Official Title

A bill to restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government, and for other purposes.


Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits federal departments and agencies from including the Social Security account number of any individual on any document sent by mail unless the department or agency head determines that inclusion of that Social Security number on the document is necessary. Departments and agencies must issue regulations within one year of this bill's enactment that specify the circumstances under which the inclusion of Social Security account numbers on mailed documents is necessary.

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      Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
    IntroducedJanuary 24th, 2017

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