H.R.2626 - A bill to extend the income and eligibility verification system under section 1137 of the Social Security Act so as to provide for verification of immigration status in the case of aliens applying for benefits under specified welfare and other programs.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] (Introduced 05/23/1985)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Energy and Commerce; Judiciary; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/12/1985 Executive Comment Requested from USDA, HHS, Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2626 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/23/1985)
Amends part A (General Provisions) of title XI of the Social Security Act to extend the income and eligibility verification system so as to require an applicant or benefit recipient, as a condition of eligibility for or receipt of benefits under part A (Aid to Families with Dependent Children) of title IV of such Act, title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) of such Act, title XIX (Medicaid) of such Act, the food stamp program, or the unemployment insurance compensation program, to declare in writing whether or not he or she is a U.S. citizen, and, if a U.S. citizen his or her immigration status and file number.
Requires the Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization to implement a verification system of immigration status to be made available to all States by October 1, 1985.