Summary

1/3/2013--Introduced.Amends part A (General Provisions) of title XI of the Social Security Act (SSA) to make residents of Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa eligible to participate... Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Jan 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To extend the supplemental security income benefits program to Guam, the United States Virgin Islands, and American Samoa.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME BENEFITS PROGRAM TO GUAM, THE UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND AMERICAN SAMOA.

(a) In General.--Section 1101(a)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1301(a)(1)) is amended-- (1) by striking ``, the Virgin Islands, and Guam'' each place such term appears; and (2) by striking ``title IV'' and inserting ``titles IV and XVI (as in effect pursuant to such amendment after December 31, 1973)''. (b) Conforming Amendments.-- (1) Section 303(b) of the Social Security Amendments of 1972 (86 Stat. 1484) is amended by striking ``, Guam, and the Virgin Islands''. (2) Sections 3(a)(2), 1003(a)(2), 1403(a)(2), and 1603(a)(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 303(a)(2), 1203(a)(2), 1353(a)(2), and 1383 note) are each amended by striking ``, the Virgin Islands, and Guam''. (3) Section 1614(e) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1382c(e)) is amended by striking ``and the District of Columbia'' and inserting ``, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa''. (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the 1st day of the 3rd calendar month that begins after the date of the enactment of this Act. <all>

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I oppose H.R. 91 ("To extend the supplemental security income benefits program to Guam, the United States Virgin Islands,") because...should concentrate on the USA not other countries

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FL
19
kevintobey
FL-19
1 year ago

I oppose H.R. 91 ("To extend the supplemental security income benefits program to Guam, the United States Virgin Islands,") because...Where are you getting the money? Take care of the US first.

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AR
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Rbirrer
AR-3
2 years ago

I oppose H.R. 91 ("To extend the supplemental security income benefits program to Guam, the United States Virgin Islands,") because this country is BROKE!!!

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TX
11
brookd007
TX-11
2 years ago

I oppose H.R. 91 ("To extend the supplemental security income benefits program to Guam, the United States Virgin Islands,") because we cannot afford to be extending new entitlement programs. We cannot afford to be borrowing more money from China. Please do not pass this bill.

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NC
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jsshore
NC-4
2 years ago

Bill Summary

1/3/2013--Introduced.Amends part A (General Provisions) of title XI of the Social Security Act (SSA) to make residents of Guam, the Virgin Islands, and American Samoa eligible to participate in the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled under SSA title XVI.

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