Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 3.djvu/339

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PUBLIC LAW 106-169—DEC. 14, 1999 113 STAT. 1857 have been denied such benefits during each of the preceding 10 years. (b) REPORT TO THE CONGRESS. —Within 1 year after the date Deadline, of the enactment of this Act, the Commissioner of Social Security shall prepare and submit to the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Finance of the Senate a report that contains the results of the study, and the determination, required by subsection (a). TITLE III—CHILD SUPPORT SEC. 301. NARROWING OF HOLX)-HARMLESS PROVISION FOR STATE SHARE OF DISTRIBUTION OF COLLECTED CHILD SUP- PORT. (a) IN GENERAL. —Section 457(d) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 657(d)) is amended to read as follows: "(d) HOLD-HARMLESS PROVISION.— If— "(1) the State share of amounts collected in the fiscal year which could be retained to reimburse the State for amounts paid to families as assistance by the State is less than the State share of such amounts collected in fiscal year 1995 (determined in accordance with section 457 as in effect on August 21, 1996); and "(2)(A) the State has distributed to families that include an adult receiving assistance under the program under part A at least 80 percent of the current support payments collected during the preceding fiscal year on behalf of such families, and the amounts distributed were disregarded in determining the amount or type of assistance provided under the program under part A; or "(B) the State has distributed to families that formerly received assistance under the program under part A the State share of the amounts collected pursuant to section 464 that could have been retained as reimbursement for assistance paid to such families, then the State share otherwise determined for the fiscal year shall be increased by an amount equal to one-half of the amount (if any) by which the State share for fiscal year 1995 exceeds the State share for the fiscal year (determined without regard to this subsection).". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendment made by subsection (a) 42 USC 657 note. shall be effective with respect to calendar quarters occurring during the period that begins on October 1, 1998, and ends on September 30, 2001. (c) REPEAL.— Effective October 1, 2001, section 457 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 657) is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by striking "subsections (e) and (f)" and inserting "subsections (d) and (e)"; (2) by striking subsection (d); (3) in subsection (e), by striking the second sentence; and (4) by redesignating subsections (e) and (f) as subsections (d) and (e), respectively.