H.R.2840 - Workers with Disabilities Opportunity Act108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] (Introduced 07/23/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||07/30/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (07/23/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2840 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2840 To amend the Social Security Act to remove the limitation on the period of Medicare eligibility for disabled workers. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 23, 2003 Mr. Stark (for himself, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Frank of Massachusetts, Mr. Rahall, Mr. Cooper, Mr. Owens, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Jefferson, Mr. McDermott, Ms. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Reyes, Mr. Murtha, Mr. Payne, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Green of Texas, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Frost, Mr. McGovern, Ms. DeLauro, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Hoyer, Mrs. Maloney, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Kennedy of Rhode Island, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Lantos, and Mr. Rush) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Social Security Act to remove the limitation on the period of Medicare eligibility for disabled workers. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Workers with Disabilities Opportunity Act''. SEC. 2. REMOVING LIMITATION ON PERIOD OF MEDICARE ELIGIBILITY FOR DISABLED WORKERS. (a) In General.--The next to last sentence of section 226(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 426(b)) is amended by striking ``, but not in excess of 78 such months''. (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on October 1, 2003. (c) Conforming Repeal.--Section 202(c) of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-170; 113 Stat. 1894) is repealed. <all>