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S. 579: A bill to make a technical correction to the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019.


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 12, 2021 (Passed Congress).


One Hundred Seventeenth Congress of the United States of America

1st Session

S. 579

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To make a technical correction to the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019.

1.

Retroactive access to social security disability benefits individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

(a)

In general

Section 2(b) of the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019 (Public Law 116–250) is amended by striking applications for disability insurance benefits filed after the date of enactment of this Act and inserting applications for disability insurance benefits approved after the date that is 5 months before the date of enactment of this Act.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by this section shall take effect as if included in the enactment of the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019 (Public Law 116–250).

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate