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Text of the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 23, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2123

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 23, 2013

(for himself and Mr. Pallone) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013 .

2.

Fairness in Medicaid supplemental needs trusts

(a)

In general

Section 1917(d)(4)(A) of the Social Security Act ( 42 U.S.C. 1396p(d)(4)(A) ) is amended by inserting the individual, after for the benefit of such individual by.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to trusts established on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.