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

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    1983 - Internal Revenue Code of 1954 and Social Security Act, amendments. Pub. L. Tooltip Public Law (United States) 97–455. This document describes minor changes: Social Security Tax rates on Virgin Islands income, Social Security Disability Changes (Benefits during Appeal, Periodic Reviews, Reconsiderations), and Offsets related to public ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. How the Latest Proposed Changes to Social Security Would ...

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    The act would lift the $147,000 income cap and would subject all income over $250,000 a year to the Social Security payroll tax. It would do that by applying the same 12.4% tax that workers and ...

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

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    A limited form of the Social Security program began as a measure to implement "social insurance" during the Great Depression of the 1930s, when poverty rates among senior citizens exceeded 50 percent. [1] President Roosevelt signs Social Security Act, August 14, 1935. [2] Standing are Rep. Robert Doughton ( D - NC ); unknown person in shadow ...

  7. Social Security: Understanding the Basics - AOL

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    That all changed in 1935 when Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. The result of decades of progressive activism by labor leaders and social welfare advocates, the legislation provided:

  8. What Happened to Social Security Under Each President - AOL

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    Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The father of the social safety net, FDR signed the Social Security Bill into law on Aug. 14, 1935. He had called on Congress to craft a social insurance policy just 14 ...