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Text of the SCHIP Allotment Extension Availability Act of 2002

This bill was introduced on October 16, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 16, 2002 (Introduced).

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HR 5656 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5656

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to permit the use of unexpended allotments under the State children’s health care program through fiscal year 2006.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

OCTOBER 16, 2002

Mr. BENTSEN introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to permit the use of unexpended allotments under the State children’s health care program through fiscal year 2006.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘SCHIP Allotment Extension Availability Act of 2002’.

SEC. 2. EXTENDING AVAILABILITY THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2006 OF SCHIP ALLOTMENTS FOR FISCAL YEARS 1998 THROUGH 2002.

    (a) RETAINED AND REDISTRIBUTED ALLOTMENTS FOR FISCAL YEARS 1998 AND 1999- Paragraphs (1)(B)(ii), (2)(A)(i), and (2)(A)(ii) of section 2104(g) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1397dd(g)) are each amended by striking ‘fiscal year 2002’ and inserting ‘fiscal year 2006’.

    (b) ORIGINAL ALLOTMENTS FOR FISCAL YEARS 2000, 2001, AND 2002- Section 2104(e) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1397dd(e)) is amended by inserting ‘(or, in the case of fiscal years 2000, 2001, and 2002, through the end of fiscal year 2006)’ after ‘through the end of the second succeeding fiscal year’.

    (c) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by this section shall be effective as if this section had been enacted on September 30, 2002, and amounts under title XXI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1397 et seq.) from allotments for fiscal years 1998 through 2000 are available for expenditure on and after October 1, 2002, under the amendments made by this section as if this section had been enacted on September 30, 2002.