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  2. Social Security Act - Wikipedia

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    The Social Security Act of 1935 is a law enacted by the 74th United States Congress and signed into law by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The law created the Social Security program as well as insurance against unemployment. The law was part of Roosevelt's New Deal domestic program.

  3. Social Security (United States) - Wikipedia

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    In the United States, Social Security is the commonly used term for the federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance ( OASDI) program and is administered by the Social Security Administration (SSA). [1] The Social Security Act was passed in 1935, [2] and the existing version of the Act, as amended, [3] encompasses several social welfare ...

  4. History of Social Security in the United States - Wikipedia

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    The American social security system (1949) comprehensive old overview. Burns, Eveline M. Toward Social Security: An Explanation of the Social Security Act and a Survey of the Larger Issues (1936) online; Davies, Gareth, and Martha Derthick. "Race and social welfare policy: The Social Security Act of 1935." Political Science Quarterly 112.2 ...

  5. List of Social Security legislation (United States) - Wikipedia

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    1967 - Social Security Act Amendments, Pub. L. Tooltip Public Law (United States) 90–248 1969 - Tax Reform Act of 1969 , Pub. L. Tooltip Public Law (United States) 91–172 1971 - Social Security Amendments, Pub. L. Tooltip Public Law (United States) 92–5

  6. Employees' Social Security Act 1969 - Wikipedia

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    The Employees' Social Security Act 1969 ( Malay: Akta Keselamatan Sosial Pekerja 1969 ), is a Malaysian laws which enacted to provide social security in certain contingencies and to make provision for certain other matters in relation to it. The law is enforced by the Social Security Organization or PERKESO .

  7. Social Security Amendments of 1965 - Wikipedia

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    The Social Security Amendments of 1965, Pub. L. 89–97, 79 Stat. 286, enacted July 30, 1965, was legislation in the United States whose most important provisions resulted in creation of two programs: Medicare and Medicaid. The legislation initially provided federal health insurance for the elderly (over 65) and for financially challenged families.

  8. Timeline of disability rights in the United States - Wikipedia

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    1956 – The Social Security Amendments of 1956 created the Social Security Disability (SSDI) program for disabled workers aged 50 to 64 in America. 1956 – The Alaska Mental Health Enabling Act of 1956 (Public Law 84-830) was an Act of Congress passed to improve mental health care in the United States territory of Alaska. The Act succeeded in ...

  9. History of retirement - Wikipedia

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    President Franklin D. Roosevelt had a team working on a plan and in 1935 he secured the Social Security Act of 1935, which made workers and their employers fund their retirement at age 65. Eleanor Roosevelt said hopefully of retirees, "Old people love their own things even more than young people do. It means so much to sit in the same chair you ...