H.R.1080 - To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits for aliens who are not lawful permanent residents.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23] (Introduced 02/24/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/17/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Housing and Community Development. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (02/24/1993)
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1080 Introduced in House (IH)] 103d CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1080 To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits for aliens who are not lawful permanent residents. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 24, 1993 Mr. Gallegly (for himself, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Ramstad, Mr. Hunter, Mr. Pete Geren of Texas, Mr. Oxley, Mr. Stump, Mr. Baker of Louisiana, Mr. Doolittle, Mr. Rohrabacher, Mr. Moorhead, Mr. Dreier, Mr. McKeon, Mr. Stearns, Mr. Archer, Mr. Cunningham, Mr. Crane, Mr. McCandless, Mr. Dornan, Mr. Weldon, Mr. Royce, Mr. Goss, Mr. Barton of Texas, Mr. Packard, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Hefley, Mr. McCollum, Mr. Hancock, Mr. Herger, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Horn, Mr. Kyl, Mr. Pombo, Mr. Huffington, and Mr. Cox) introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, and Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit direct Federal financial benefits and unemployment benefits for aliens who are not lawful permanent residents. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PROHIBITION OF DIRECT FEDERAL FINANCIAL BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TO ALIENS WHO ARE NOT LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS. (a) In General.--On and after the date of the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding any other provision of law, no direct Federal financial benefit or social insurance benefit, including (but not limited to)-- (1) payments under the aid to families with dependent children program under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act, (2) benefits under the supplemental security income program under title XVI of the Social Security Act, (3) food stamps under the Food Stamp Act of 1977, and (4) financial assistance (as defined in section 214(b) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1980), may be paid or otherwise given to any person who is not a citizen or national of the United States, an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence, or an alien otherwise lawfully and permanently residing in the United States (as defined in subsection (e)), except pursuant to a provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act. (b) Unemployment Benefits.--No alien who has not been granted employment authorization pursuant to Federal law shall be eligible for unemployment benefits. (c) Social Security Benefits.-- (1) In general.--Subsection (a) shall not apply to benefits paid under the old age, survivors, and disability insurance program under title II of the Social Security Act. (2) No credit for wages for unauthorized employment.-- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, wages paid on or after the date of the enactment of this Act with respect to an alien's employment which is not authorized under law shall not be taken into account in crediting quarters of coverage under title II of the Social Security Act. (d) Construction.--This section shall not apply to the provision of foreign aid to aliens abroad. (e) Definition.--For purposes of this section, the term ``alien otherwise lawfully and permanently residing in the United States'' means any person who at the time the person applies for, receives, or attempts to receive a Federal financial benefit or social insurance benefit is an asylee, a refugee, or a parolee. <all>