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Public Law No: 104-115 (03/12/1996)

 
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Public Law 104-115
104th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To guarantee the continuing full investment of Social Security and other 
  Federal funds in obligations of the United States. <<NOTE:  Mar. 12, 
                         1996 -  [H.R. 3021]>> 

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

SECTION 1. <<NOTE:  31 USC 3101 note.>> TREATMENT OF CERTAIN OBLIGATIONS 
            OF THE UNITED STATES.

    (a) In General.--In addition to any other authority provided by law, 
the Secretary of the Treasury may issue to each Federal fund obligations 
of the United States under chapter 31 of title 31, United States Code, 
before March 30, 1996, in an amount not to exceed the sum of--
            (1) the amounts deposited in such fund on or after the 
        earlier of--
                    (A) the date on which such Secretary would not 
                otherwise be able to issue such obligations to such 
                fund, or
                    (B) March 15, 1996,
        and before March 30, 1996, and
            (2) the face amount of obligations held by such fund which 
        mature during such period.

    (b) Obligations Exempt From Public Debt Limit.--
            (1) In general.--Obligations issued under subsection (a) 
        shall not be taken into account in applying the limitation in 
        section 3101(b) of title 31, United States Code.
            (2) Termination of exemption.--Paragraph (1) shall cease to 
        apply on the earlier of--
                    (A) the date of the enactment of the first increase 
                in the limitation in section 3101(b) of title 31, United 
                States Code, after the date of the enactment of this 
                Act, or
                    (B) March 30, 1996.

    (c) Federal Fund.--For purposes of this section, the term ``Federal 
fund'' means any Federal trust fund or Government account established 
pursuant to Federal law to which the Secretary of the Treasury has 
issued or is expressly authorized by law directly to issue obligations 
under chapter 31 of title 31, United States Code, in respect of public 
money, money otherwise required to be deposited in the Treasury, or 
amounts appropriated.
    (d) Extension of Existing Authority.--Subparagraph (B) of section 
1(c)(2) of Public Law 104-103 <<NOTE: 3Ante, p. 55.>>  is amended by 
striking ``March 15, 1996'' and inserting ``March 30, 1996''.

    Approved March 12, 1996.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3021:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 142 (1996):
            Mar. 7, considered and passed House and Senate.

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