H.R. 6232 (98th): A bill to amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to provide that support and maintenance furnished a mentally retarded individual living in another person’s household shall not constitute income to such individual (and shall not cause his or her benefits to be reduced) under the SSI program.


Sep 12, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 12, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lyle Williams
Representative for Ohio's 17th congressional district

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9/12/1984--Introduced.Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) of the Social Security Act to provide that in the case of a mentally retarded individual, support and maintenance in kind received by such ...

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Sep 12, 1984


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