Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/634

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104 STAT. 1388-226 PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 42 USC 1382c note. 42 USC 1382d note. 42 USC 1383 note. 42 USC 1382h note. individual who specializes in a field of medicine appropriate to the disability of the child (as determined by the Secretary) evaluates the case of such child.". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to determinations made 6 or more months after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 5037. REIMBURSEMENT FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERV- ICES FURNISHED DURING CERTAIN MONTHS OF NONPAYMENT OF SSI BENEFITS. (a) IN GENERAL.— Section 1615 (42 U.S.C. 1382d) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(e) The Secretary may reimburse the State agency described in subsection (d) for the costs described therein incurred in the provision of rehabilitation services— "(1) for any month for which an individual received— "(A) benefits under section 1611 or 1619(a); "(B) assistance under section 1619(b); or "(C) a federally administered State supplementary pay- ment under section 1616 of this Act or section 212(b) of Public Law 93-66; and "(2) for any month before the 13th consecutive month for which an individual, for a reason other than cessation of disability or blindness, was ineligible for— "(A) benefits under section 1611 or 1619(a); "(B) assistance under section 1619(b); or "(C) a federally administered State supplementary pay- ment under section 1616 of this Act or section 212(b) of Public Law 93-66. ". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply to claims for reimbursement pending on or after such date. SEC. 5038. EXTENSION OF PERIOD OF PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY FOR BENEFITS. (a) IN GENERAL.— Section 1631(a)(4)(B) (42 U.S.C. 1383(a)(4)(B)) is amended by striking "3" and inserting "6". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to benefits for months beginning on or after the first day of the 6th calendar month following the month in which this Act is enacted. SEC. 5039. CONTINUING DISABILITY OR BLINDNESS REVIEWS NOT RE- QUIRED MORE THAN ONCE ANNUALLY. (a) IN GENERAL ««—Section 1619 (42 U.S.C. 1382h) is amended— (1) by redesignating subsection (c) as subsection (d); and (2) by inserting after subsection (b) the following: "(c) Subsection (a)(2) and section 1631(j)(2)(A) shall not be construed, singly or jointly, to require more than 1 determination during any 12-month period with respect to the continuing disability or blindness of an individual.". (b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.— Section 1631(j)(2)(A) (42 U.S.C. 1383(j)(2)(A)) is amended by inserting "(other than subsection (c) thereof)" after "1619" the 1st place such term appears. (c) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. ' So in original. Probably should be "GKNERAL.—".