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H.R. 848 (116th): To restrict certain Federal assistance benefits to individuals verified to be citizens of the United States.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jan 29, 2019.

This bill establishes that only U.S. citizens or nationals shall receive certain federal assistance benefits. To establish eligibility, an individual shall provide evidence of citizenship or nationality status and attest to that status when applying for assistance.

The restriction applies to (1) all federal benefits where eligibility is based on the income or resources of the recipient, except for those based on tax law; and (2) benefits authorized under the Social Security Act.