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>