Summary: H.R.1529 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1529. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/05/2019)

Marriage Access for People with Special Abilities Act or the MAPSA Act

This bill excludes a spouse's income and resources when determining eligibility for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and disregards marital status when calculating the SSI benefit amount, for an adult who has a diagnosed intellectual or developmental disability. (SSI is a federal income supplement program designed to help aged, blind, and disabled individuals with limited income and resources meet basic needs.)