Summary: S.1346 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/14/1979)

Elderly and Disabled Food Stamp Amendments of 1979 - Amends the Food Stamp Act of 1977 to allow for households containing a member who is 60 years of age or over or who receives supplemental security benefits under title XVI of the Social Security Act: (1) an excess medical deduction for that portion of the actual cost of allowable medical, dental, and other specified health care costs in excess of $35 a month, adjustable semi-annually to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index; (2) an additional dependent care deduction; and (3) an additional excess shelter expense deduction, without the $75 ceiling.