Emergency Aid to American Survivors of the Haiti Earthquake Act

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    111TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    2ND SESSION


    An Act
    To amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority for increased fiscal year 2010 payments for temporary assistance to United States citizens returned from foreign countries, to provide necessary funding to avoid shortfalls in the Medicare cost-sharing program for low-income qualifying individuals, and for other purposes.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,


    Section 1. Short Title.[edit]

    This Act may be cited as the ``Emergency Aid to American Survivors of the Haiti Earthquake Act´´.


    Sec. 2. Increase in aggregate payments for fiscal year 2010 for temporary assistance to United States citizens returned from foreign countries.[edit]

    Section 1113(d) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1313(d)) is amended by striking “September, 30, 2003” and all that follows and inserting “September 30, 2009, except that, in the case of fiscal year 2010, the total amount of such assistance provided during that fiscal year shall not exceed $25,000,000.”.


    Sec. 3. QI program funding.[edit]

    Section 1933(g)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396u–3(g)(2)) is amended—
    (1) in subparagraph (M), by striking “$412,500,000” and inserting “$462,500,000”; and
    (2) in subparagraph (N), by striking “$150,000,000” and inserting “$165,000,000”.


    Sec. 4. Application of Medicaid Improvement Fund.[edit]

    Section 1941(b)(1)(A) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396w–1(b)(1)(A)) is amended by striking “$100,000,000” and inserting “$10,000,000”.


    Approved January 27, 2010.


    Legislative History[edit]

    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
      • Jan. 25, considered and passed Senate.
      • Jan. 26, considered and passed House.