S.349 - Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 02/03/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance | House - Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 114-99|
|Latest Action:||09/11/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Text: S.349 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Referred in House (09/10/2015)
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to empower individuals with disabilities to establish their own supplemental needs trusts.
This Act may be cited as the “Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015”.
(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.
Passed the Senate September 9, 2015.
|Attest:||julie e. adams,|