Text: H.R.6200 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 111-280 (10/13/2010)

 
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Public Law 111-280
111th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend part A of title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for a 
1-year extension of the authorizations for the Work Incentives Planning 
and Assistance program and the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries 
   of Social Security program. <<NOTE: Oct. 13, 2010 -  [H.R. 6200]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: WIPA and PABSS 
Extension Act of 2010.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 42 USC 1305 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``WIPA and PABSS Extension Act of 
2010''.
SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS FOR THE WORK INCENTIVES 
                    PLANNING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND THE 
                    PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR BENEFICIARIES OF 
                    SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAM.

    (a) Work Incentives Planning and Assistance.--Section 1149(d) of the 
Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b-20(d)) is amended by striking 
``2010'' and inserting ``2011''.
    (b) Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security.--
Section 1150(h) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b-21(h)) is amended by 
striking ``2010'' and inserting ``2011''.
SEC. 3. CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE WORK INCENTIVES PLANNING AND 
                    ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

    (a) Annual Reports.--Section 1149 of the Social Security Act (as 
amended by section 2(a)) is further amended by redesignating subsections 
(c) and (d) as subsections (d) and (e), respectively, and by inserting 
after subsection (b) the following new subsection:
    ``(c) Annual Report.--Each entity awarded a grant, cooperative 
agreement, or contract under this section shall submit an annual report 
to the Commissioner on the benefits planning and assistance provided to 
individuals under such grant, agreement, or contract.''.
    (b) One-Year Carryover.--
            (1) In general.--Section 1149(b)(4) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 
        1320b-20(b)(4)) is amended--
                    (A) by striking ``(4) Allocation of costs.--The 
                costs'' and inserting the following:
            ``(4) Funding.--
                    ``(A) Allocation of costs.--The costs''; and
                    (B) by adding at the end the following:
                    ``(B) Carryover.--An amount not in excess of 10 
                percent of the total amount obligated through a grant, 
                cooperative agreement, or contract awarded under this 
                section

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                for a fiscal year to a State or a private agency or 
                organization shall remain available for obligation to 
                such State or private agency or organization until the 
                end of the succeeding fiscal year. Any such amount 
                remaining available for obligation during such 
                succeeding fiscal year shall be available for providing 
                benefits planning and assistance only for individuals 
                who are within the caseload of the recipient of the 
                grant, agreement, or contract as of immediately before 
                the beginning of such fiscal year.''.
            (2) Effective date.-- <<NOTE: 42 USC 1320b-20 note.>> The 
        amendments made by paragraph (1) shall apply with respect to 
        amounts allotted under section 1149 of the Social Security Act 
        for payment for a fiscal year after fiscal year 2010.

    Approved October 13, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6200:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
            Sept. 28, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 29, considered and passed Senate.

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