Ron Kind on Social Security

Last Updated : Oct 07, 2010

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. Ron Kind voted in favor of the Comprehensive Retirement Security and Pension Reform Act of 2001.

Ron Kind 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. Ron Kind voted in favor of the Social Security and Medicare Safe Deposit Box Act of 1999.

Ron Kind voted in favor of the Social Security and Medicare Safe Deposit Box Act of 1999.

 

Sponsored and Cosponsored Legislation

Session-109; Bill Number-H R 5706; Child Support and Social Security - Cosponsor

Amends part D (Child Support and Establishment of Paternity) of title IV of the Social Security Act to revise requirements for the pass-through of child support collected on behalf of families receiving assistance under the program of block grants to states for temporary assistance for needy families (TANF). Requires pass-through to a family receiving TANF of the total amount of collected child support. (Currently the federal government receives its share and the state retains or distributes to the family the state share of such child support.) Requires payment to: (1) the federal government of its share of foster care maintenance payments; (2) the state for retention, or distribution to the family, of the state share of such payments; and (3) the family of any remaining amount.

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