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Text of the A bill to amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to make a technical correction relating to exclusions from income ...

...exclusions from income under the food stamp program, and for other purposes.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 26, 1992. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 26, 1992 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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S.2324

One Hundred Second Congress of the United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Friday, the third day of January,

one thousand nine hundred and ninety-two

An Act

To amend the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to make a technical correction relating

to exclusions from income under the food stamp program, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXCLUSIONS FROM FOOD STAMP INCOME.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Section 5(d)(16) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2014(d)(16)) (as amended by section 903(3) of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act Amendments of 1991 (Public Law 102-237)) is further amended by striking ‘section 1612(b)(4)(B)(iv) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1382a(b)(4)(B)(iv))’ and inserting ‘subparagraph (A)(iii) or (B)(iv) of section 1612(b)(4) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1382a(b)(4))’.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE-

      (1) IN GENERAL- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the earlier of--

        (A) December 13, 1991;

        (B) October 1, 1990, for food stamp households for which the State agency knew, or had notice, that a member of the household had a plan for achieving self-support as provided under section 1612(b)(4)(A)(iii) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1382a(b)(4)(A)(iii)); or

        (C) beginning on the date that a fair hearing was requested under the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.) contesting the denial of an exclusion for food stamp purposes for amounts necessary for the fulfillment of such a plan for achieving self-support.

      (2) LIMITATION ON APPLICATION OF SECTION- Notwithstanding section 11(b) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2020(b)), no State agency shall be required to search its files for cases to which the amendment made by subsection (a) applies, except where the excludability of amounts described in section 5(d)(16) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2014(d)(16)) was raised with the State agency prior to December 13, 1991.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.