S.1944: Disaster Income Assistance Act of 2017

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  • Introduced Oct. 5, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 5, 2017

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Disaster Income Assistance Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to waive the 30-day residency requirement with respect to SSI benefits for an individual who evacuates from an emergency area in Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Under current law, an individual who has been outside of the United States for 30 consecutive days is generally ineligible to...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Oct. 5, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Oct. 5, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Bill Nelson (D-Fla.)

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