IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 10, 2015
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts.
This Act may be cited as the
Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015.
Fairness in Medicaid supplemental needs trusts
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.
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to trusts established on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.
Passed the Senate September 9, 2015.
Julie E. Adams,