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Text of the To require gifts of less than $100 to be disregarded in determining income under the supplemental security income program under ...

...income program under title XVI of the Social Security Act.

This bill was introduced on June 11, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 11, 2002 (Introduced).

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HR 4908 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4908

To require gifts of less than $100 to be disregarded in determining income under the supplemental security income program under title XVI of the Social Security Act.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

JUNE 11, 2002

Mrs. MINK of Hawaii introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To require gifts of less than $100 to be disregarded in determining income under the supplemental security income program under title XVI of the Social Security Act.

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

SECTION 1. DISREGARD OF GIFTS OF LESS THAN $100 IN DETERMINING INCOME UNDER THE SSI PROGRAM.

    Section 1612(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1381-1383c) is amended

      (1) by striking ‘and’ at the end of paragraph (21);

      (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (22) and inserting ‘; and’; and

      (3) by adding at the end the following:

      ‘(23) any gift to, or for the benefit of, such individual (or such spouse) which has a fair market value of less than $100.’.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to gifts received in calendar months beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.