S.2270 - A bill to amend section II of the Social Security Act to provide generally that benefits thereunder may be paid to aliens only after they have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence, and to impose further restriction on the right of any alien in a foreign country to receive such benefits.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN] (Introduced 03/24/1982)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/26/1982 Committee on Finance requested executive comment from OMB; Treasury Department; Health and Human Services Department. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2270 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/24/1982)
Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit entitlement to title II benefits in the case of an individual who is not a U.S. citizen or national if such individual: (1) is not a permanent resident of the United States; or (2) is outside the United States. Prohibits the payment of title II benefits to any dependent or survivor of such an individual on the basis of such individual's wages and self-employment income.
Makes such prohibition inapplicable if the benefit involved is payable to such an individual as the dependent or survivor of: (1) a U.S. citizen or national; (2) a permanent resident of the United States; or (3) a U.S. citizen or national residing outside the United States if the relationship required for such individual's entitlement already existed at the time such national or citizen reached age 50.
Authorizes the payment of title II benefits to an individual who is not entitled to benefits pursuant to this Act until the total amount of such benefits equals the total amount of any taxes paid on the wages and self-employment income on which the benefits are based.