Welfare and Taxes : Extending Benefits and Taxes to Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa: Report to the Acting Chairman, Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation, Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives

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Page 201 - United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service 3101 Park Center Drive Alexandria, VA 22302 September 5, 1989 Mr.
Page 80 - Disabled individuals are those unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of a medically determined physical or mental impairment expected to result in death or that has lasted, or can be expected to last, for a continuous period of at least 12 months.
Page 93 - For the purpose of enforcing the support obligations owed by absent parents to their children and the spouse (or former spouse) with whom such children are living, locating absent parents, establishing paternity, obtaining child and spousal support...
Page 174 - Downey (DN.Y.), acting chair of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Public Assistance and Unemployment Compensation, has been a major force behind welfare reform legislation in the House of Representatives.
Page 174 - O'BRIEN. Thank you very much. (The information follows :) THE VIRGIN ISLANDS OF THE UNITED STATES, OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, Charlotte Amalie, St.
Page 88 - Secretary" means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. (13) The term "State" means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. (14) The term "State licensing board...
Page 88 - Federal-State matching program providing medical assistance for low-income persons who are aged, blind, disabled, or members of families with dependent children.
Page 2 - Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), Medicaid...
Page 86 - AFDC ends on a child's 18th birthday, or at State option upon a child's 19th birthday if the child is a full-time student in a secondary or technical school and may reasonably be expected to complete the program before he or she reaches age 19. While optional prior to October 1, 1990, States that operate AFDC programs are now required to offer AFDC to children in twoparent families who are needy because of the unemployment of one of their parents (AFDC-UP). Eligibility for AFDC-UP is limited to those...
Page 201 - ... rates computed by CBO on the basis of recent program data. These estimates have been developed with the assistance of the General Accounting Office and the Congressional Research Service. Much of the work in this estimate is based on a report the General Accounting Office published in 1987 -- Welfare and Taxes: Extending Benefits and Taxes to Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, and the American Samoa.

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