HR 1205 (Davis, R-IL) / S 915 (Brown, D-OH) – Social Security Fairness Act of 2017

House of Representatives Bill

Repeals the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pension Offset (GPO) of the Social Security Act.  These provisions reduce or eliminate any Social Security benefits that California educators may have earned through other employment or are eligible for through a spouse. 

  • Version: 2/21/2017 and 4/24/2017, respectively
  • Sponsor: Authors
  • Location: House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance Committee, respectively
  • Board Position: Support

CalSTRS Analysis:

As Introduced 2/21/2017 and 4/24/2017, respectively

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