Kevin Brady on Social Security

Last Updated : Oct 25, 2010

Summary

Congressman Brady supports reforming the social security system to keep is solvent. He has stated that the system will go bankrupt if nothing is done. He opposes reducing the social security benefits of public servants who also have public pensions.

 

Official Website Statements

 

 

Voting Record

Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform Act of 2001

In 2001, the House voted on a bill that would raise the amount individuals may contribute to traditional and Roth Individual Retirement Accounts and to 401[k] plans and make pensions plans more portable. The bill passed the house in a 407-24 vote but was altered in the Senate. Kevin Brady voted in favor of the Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform Act of 2001.

Kevin Brady voted in favor of the Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform Act of 2001.

Social Security and Medicare Safe Deposit Box Act of 1999

In 2000, the House voted on a bill that would make it out of order to consider a budget that set forth an on-budget deficit for any fiscal year for either the overall budget or social security. In other words, the government could not go into a year with a budget that it knew spent more money than the government took in. The bill failed in a 205-222 vote. Kevin Brady voted against the Social Security and Medicare Safe Deposit Box Act of 1999.

Kevin Brady voted against the Social Security and Medicare Safe Deposit Box Act of 1999.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

This representative has not been identified as sponsoring or cosponsoring significant legislation related to this title.

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