H.R.2123 - Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
Text: H.R.2123 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
There is one version of the bill.
Introduced in House (05/23/2013)
[Congressional Bills 113th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 2123 Introduced in House (IH)] 113th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2123 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the Medicaid rules regarding supplemental needs trusts for Medicaid beneficiaries to trusts established by those beneficiaries. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 23, 2013 Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania (for himself and Mr. Pallone) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the Medicaid rules regarding supplemental needs trusts for Medicaid beneficiaries to trusts established by those beneficiaries. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013''. SEC. 2. FAIRNESS IN MEDICAID SUPPLEMENTAL NEEDS TRUSTS. (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.