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S. 349 (114th): Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 10, 2015 (Referred to House Committee). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 349

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 10, 2015

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

AN ACT

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015.

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.

Passed the Senate September 9, 2015.

Julie E. Adams,

Secretary