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H.R. 357: To direct Federal departments and agencies to verify eligibility for Federal benefits for individuals 105 years of age or older, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 19, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 357

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 19, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform

A BILL

To direct Federal departments and agencies to verify eligibility for Federal benefits for individuals 105 years of age or older, and for other purposes.

1.

Verification of eligibility for Federal benefits for certain elderly individuals

(a)

In general

The head of each Federal department or agency that provides Federal benefits to individuals who have attained 105 years of age or more shall take appropriate steps to ensure, on a semiannual basis, that each such individual remains eligible for such benefits.

(b)

Authority To issue regulations

The head of each Federal department or agency specified in paragraph (1) may issue regulations to implement this section.

(c)

Effective date

This section shall apply with respect to payments of Federal benefits made on or after December 31, 2022.