Definitions for "Social Security Act"
(SSA): Enacted in 1935, provides income to workers and eligible dependents upon retirement, disability, or death; health and hospitalization insurance for the aged, disabled and low-income; means-tested supplemental security income for the needy; and block grants for state social services, including homemaker, chore, protective and day care services. It is administered by the Social Security Administration.
Legislation of 1935 that established a social welfare system funded by employee and worker contributions; included old-age pensions, survivor's benefits for victims of industrial accidents, and unemployment insurance
The Act of the Commonwealth Parliament which establishes the Social Security system• Commonwealth Offences