H.R. 2123: Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013

Introduced:
May 23, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on May 23, 2013
Prognosis
10% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

S. 1672 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 07, 2013

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Introduced
May 23, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Glenn Thompson
Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
May 23, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 1672 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 07, 2013

 
Full Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the Medicaid rules regarding supplemental needs trusts for Medicaid beneficiaries to trusts established by those beneficiaries.

Summary

No summaries available.

 
Prognosis

13% chance of getting past committee.
10% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (12D, 8R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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Library of Congress Summary

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5/23/2013--Introduced.
Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of revocable trusts for the benefit of an individual for purposes of meeting income requirements for Medicaid coverage.
Extends the supplemental needs trust exemption from treatment of a trust as resources available to the individual to supplemental needs trusts for Medicaid beneficiaries established by those beneficiaries.

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