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105th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 464

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to establish, for purposes 
of disability determinations under such title, a uniform minimum level 
of earnings, for demonstrating ability to engage in substantial gainful 
      activity, at the level currently applicable solely to blind 
                              individuals.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 21, 1997

Mr. English of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Upton, Mr. Horn, and Mr. 
Lazio of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to 
                    the Committee on Ways and Means

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to establish, for purposes 
of disability determinations under such title, a uniform minimum level 
of earnings, for demonstrating ability to engage in substantial gainful 
      activity, at the level currently applicable solely to blind 
                              individuals.

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

SECTION 1. UNIFORM MINIMUM LEVEL OF EARNINGS FOR DEMONSTRATING ABILITY 
              TO ENGAGE IN SUBSTANTIAL GAINFUL ACTIVITY.

    Section 223(d)(4) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 423(d)(4)) 
is amended, in the second sentence, by striking ``No individual who is 
blind shall be regarded'' and inserting ``No individual shall be 
regarded''.

SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendment made by section 1 shall apply to monthly insurance 
benefits for months after December 1997.
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