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[88 STAT. 422]
[88 STAT. 422]
PUBLIC LAW 93-000—MMMM. DD, 1975

422

PUBLIC LAW 93-368-AUG. 7, 1974

[88 STAT.

COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS IN BENEFITS 42 USC 1382f. 42 USC 401. 42 USC 415. Ante, p. 421. 87 Stat. 154, 953.

Publication in Federal Register. 42 USC 415. 42 USC 1395x note.

42 USC 1396b note. 42 USC 1396a.

Effective date. 42 USC 1396a note. 42 USC 411.

26 USC 1402.

42 USC 411 note. Study and investigation. 50 USC app. 1212 note. 50 USC app. 1211 note.

"SEC. 1617. Whenever benefit amounts under title II are increased by any percentage effective with any month as a result of determination made under section 215(i), each of the dollar amounts in effect for such month under subsections (a)(1)(A), (a)(2)(A), (b)(1), (b)(2) of section 1611, and subsection (a)(1)(A) of section 211 of Public Law 93-66, as specified in such subsections or as previously increased under this section, shall be increased by the same percentage (and rounded, when not a multiple of $1.20, to the next higher multiple of $1.20), effective with respect to benefits for months after such month; and such dollar amounts as so increased shall be published in the Federal Register together with, and at the same time as, the material required by section 215(i)(2)(D) to be published therein by reason of such determination." SEC. 7. (a) Section 15(c)(2) of Public Law 93-233 is amended by striking out "December 1, 1974" and inserting in lieu thereof "March 1, 1975", and by striking out "July 1, 1975" and inserting in lieu thereof "March 1, 1976". (b) Section 15(c)(5) of Public Law 93-233 is amended by striking out "March 1, 1975" and inserting in lieu thereof "June 1, 1975", and by striking out "October 1, 1975" and inserting in lieu thereof "June 1, 1976". (c) Section 15(d) of Public Law 93-233 is amended by striking out "January 1, 1975, except that if the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare determines that additional time is required to prepare the report required by subsection (c), he may, by regulation, extend the applicability of the provisions of subsection (a) to cost accounting periods beginning after June 30, 1975" and inserting in lieu thereof "July 1, 1976". SEC. 8. Section 249B of the Social Security Amendments of 1972 is amended by striking out "June 30, 1974" and inserting in lieu thereof "June 30, 1977". SEC. 9. (a) Section 1902(a) (14)(B)(i) of the Social Security Act (relating to certain cost-sharing fees required to be paid by some individuals under medicaid) is amended by striking out "shall" and inserting in lieu thereof "may". (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall be effective January 1, 1973. SEC. 10. (a) Section 211(a)(1) of the Social Security Act is amended by inserting after "material participation by the owner or tenant" each time it occurs the following: "(as determined without regard to any activities of an agent of such owner or tenant)". (b) Section 1402(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (relating to definition of net earnings from self-employment) is amended by inserting after "material participation by the owner or tenant" each time it occurs the following: "(as determined without regard to any activities of an agent of such owner or tenant)". (c) The amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to taxable years beginning after December 31, 1973. SEC. 11. (a) The staff of the Joint Committee on Internal Revenue Taxation shall conduct a comprehensive study and investigation of the operation and effect of the Renegotiation Act of 1951, as amended, with a view to determining whether such Act should be extended beyond December 31, 1975, and, if so, how the administration of such