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Introduced in House (07/13/2000)

Native American Elders Assistance Act - Provides that any portion of the first $5,000 of income of an Indian tribe received in any calendar year by a member of the tribe who has attained 50 years of age shall not be considered income or resources in determining the eligibility of the member or the member's household for any benefit under specified means-tested public assistance programs (including Medicaid or Supplemental Security Income) or the amount or kind of any benefit provided by reason of program eligibility for so long as such portion is retained by the member.