H.R. 7446 (96th): A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase the personal needs allowance for institutionalized recipients to thirty dollars per individual and sixty dollars per couple.


May 28, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 28, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward Beard
Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district

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5/28/1980--Introduced.Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require any State plan for medical assistance to exclude a personal needs allowance of at least $30 per month for ...

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May 28, 1980


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