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[86 STAT. 1347]
[86 STAT. 1347]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1972

86 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 92-603-OCT. 30, 1972

(b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to monthly benefits payable under title II of the Social Security Act for months after December 1967 on the basis of an application filed in or after the month in which this Act is enacted; except that such amendments shall not apply with respect to benefits for any month before the month in which this Act is enacted unless such application is filed before the close of the sixth month after the month in which this Act is enacted.

1347 Effective date. ^3 Stat. i362. '^^ "^^ "

CHILD'S INSURANCE BENEFITS NOT TO BE TERMINATED BY REASON OF ADOPTION

SEC. 112. (a) Paragraph (1)(D) of section 202(d) of the Social Security Act is amended by striking out "marries" and all that follows and inserting in lieu thereof "or marries,". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply only with respect to monthly benefits under title II of the Social Security Act for months beginning with the month in which this Act is enacted. (c) Any child— (1) whose entitlement to child's insurance benefits under section 202(d) of the Social Security Act was terminated by reason of his adoption, prior to the date of the enactment of this Act, and (2) who, except for such adoption, would be entitled to child's insurance benefits under such section for a month after the month in which this Act is enacted, may, upon filing application for child's insurance benefits under the Social Security Act after the date of enactment of this Act, become reentitled to such benefits; except that no child shall, by reason of the enactment of this section, become reentitled to such benefits for any month prior to the month after the month in which this Act is enacted.

H use 402 / Effective date.

BENEFITS FOR CHILD BASED ON EARNINGS RECORD OF GRANDPARENT

SEC. 113. (a) The first sentence of section 216(e) of the Social Security Act is amended— (1) by striking out "and" at the end of clause (1), and (2) by inserting immediately before the period at the end thereof the following: ", and (3) a person who is the grandchild or stepgrandchild of an individual or his spouse, but only if (A) there was no natural or adoptive parent (other than such a parent who was under a disability, as defined in section 223(d)) of such person living at the time (i) such individual became entitled to old-age insurance benefits or disability insurance benefits or died, or (ii) if such individual had a period of disability which continued until such individual became entitled to oldage insurance benefits or disability insurance benefits, or died, at the time such period of disability began, or (B) such person was legally adopted after the death of such individual by such individual's surviving spouse in an adoption that was decreed by a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States and such person's natural or adopting parent or stepparent was not living in such individual's household and making regular contributions toward such person's support at the time such individual died", (b) Section 202(d) of such Act (as amended by section 111 of this Act) is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph:

74 Stat. 950. 42 USC 4i6.

^2 USC 423.

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