110-H.R.2713

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to authorize waivers by the Commissioner of Social Security of the 5-month waiting period for entitlement to benefits based on disability in cases in which the Commissioner determines that such waiting period would cause undue hardship to terminally ill beneficiaries, and to provide for a study by the Commissioner regarding possible improvements in disability claims processing.

6/14/2007--Introduced.

Joseph H. Seall Act of 2007 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to authorize waivers by the Commissioner of Social Security of the five-month waiting period for entitlement to benefits based on disability in cases in which such waiting period would cause undue hardship to terminally ill benefiaries.

Requires the Commissioner to study and report to specified congressional committees on possible improvements in disability claims processing.

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