Selected Government Programs which Aid the Unemployed and Low-income Families

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - Public welfare - 79 pages

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Page 32 - All states provide a range of services which include locating crippled children, diagnosing their crippling condition, maintaining a register of crippled children in the state ; providing or locating skilled care for them in hospitals, convalescent and foster homes. and in their own homes ; and co-operating with agencies and professional groups concerned with the care and training of crippled children.
Page 12 - ... base year," which is the calendar year preceding the beginning of the benefit year. A benefit year begins on July 1 of each year and ends on June 30 of the following year.
Page 9 - ... of 8 or more in industry or commerce; against this Federal tax, employers credit, up to 90 percent of their Federal liability, contributions they have paid under the State law or would have paid if they had been assessed at the standard rate.
Page 4 - All States provide protection against work-connected injuries and deaths, although some States exclude certain workers (eg, domestic help). Federal laws cover Federal employees, private employees in the District of Columbia, and longshoremen and harbor workers. In addition, the Social Security Administration and the Department of Labor administer a "black lung" benefits program for coal miners disabled by pneumoconiosis and for specified dependents and survivors.
Page 39 - ... the lowest rents at which private enterprise unaided by public subsidy is providing (through new construction and available existing structures) a substantial supply of decent, safe, and sanitary housing toward meeting the need of an adequate volume thereof...
Page 43 - ... annual loans made to applicants whose primary credit needs are of a seasonal or emergency nature, to provide necessary credit for the production of cash crops or for the purchase or growing of feed for livestock. Annual operating loans are usually repayable in 1 year or when the income from crops and livestock normally is received.
Page 9 - An amount equal to the contributions collected is appropriated for deposit in the old-age and survivors insurance trust fund, from which benefits and administrative costs are paid. The wage credits of a worker...
Page 14 - States require that the covered employer shall obtain insurance or give proof of his qualifications to carry his own risk, which is known as self-insurance. In most of the States the employer is permitted to insure with private insurance companies. State insurance systems exist in 18 States and Puerto Rico. In 7 of these States and in Puerto Rico the system is called "exclusive" because employers are required to insure their risks in the State fund.
Page 11 - State intestacy laws), parents, or persons who paid the funeral expenses (in that order of precedence). If a worker dies partially insured, all of the benefits listed above except those to widows at age 65 and to parents are payable. If no benefits, or no further benefits, are payable with respect to an employee's death, a final residual payment may be made to the person designated by the employee or, in the absence of a designation to the widow (or widower), the children (or persons entitled to...
Page 8 - The program provides monthly retirement benefits to fully insured workers (as defined below) at age 65 or over, and supplementary monthly benefits to their wives aged 65 or over and dependent children under age 18. Monthly survivor benefits are payable to certain dependents of fully or currently insured workers — children under age 18, and widows who have in their care a child beneficiary of the deceased insured worker. If the deceased worker was fully insured, survivor benefits are payable to...

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