Summary: S.1698 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 114-241 (10/07/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 30, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act

(Sec. 2) This bill excludes payments made under a state eugenics compensation program from classification as income or resources for purposes of determining the eligibility of a recipient of such compensation for, or the amount of, any federal public benefit. The bill defines "state eugenics compensation program" as a state program for compensating individuals who were sterilized under the authority of the state.