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Introduced in Senate (11/07/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1672

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
November 7, 2013

Mr. Nelson (for himself, Mr. Grassley, Mr. Rockefeller, and Mr. Enzi) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts.

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 “Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Fairness in Medicaid supplemental needs trusts.

(a) In general.—Section 1917(d)(4)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396p(d)(4)(A)) is amended by inserting “the individual,” after “for the benefit of such individual by”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to trusts established on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.