Social Security Act of 1935

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Social Security Act of 1935, August 14, 1935. https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/6300, accessed on April 12, 2024.

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  • AN ACT To provide for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal old-age benefits, and by enabling the several States to make more adequate provision for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health, and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws; to establish a Social Security Board; to raise revenue; and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 74-271, 74th Congress, H.R. 7260

49 Stat. 620

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