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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1981

95 STAT. 854

Definition.

94 Stat. 460. 42 USC 602.

42 USC 607.

94 Stat. 461. 42 USC 602.

42 USC 607.

PUBLIC LAW 97-35—AUG. 13, 1981 (B) by striking out the period at the end of paragraph (3) and inserting in lieu thereof "; and"; and (C) by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(4) the phrase 'whichever of such child's parents is the principal earner', in the case of any child, means whichever parent, in a home in which both parents of such child are living, earned the greater amount of income in the 24-month period the last month of which immediately precedes the month in which an application is filed for aid under this part on the basis of the unemployment of a parent, for each consecutive month for which the family receives such aid on that basis."; and (7) subsection (e) is amended by striking out "fathers" and inserting in lieu thereof "parents". (b) Section 402(a)(19)(A) of such Act is amended— (1) ijy striking out "mother" in clause (v) and inserting in lieu thereof "parent"; (2) by striking out "mother or other female caretaker of a child, if the father or another adult male relative" in clause (vi) and inserting in lieu thereof "parent or other caretaker of a child who is deprived of parental support or care by reason of the death, continued absence from the home, or physical or mental incapacity of a parent, if another adult relative"; (3)(A) by striking out "or" at the end of clause (vi); (B) by striking out the semicolon at the end of clause (vii) and inserting in lieu thereof "; or"; and (C) by adding at the end thereof the following new clause: ' (viii) the parent of a child who is deprived of parental support or care by reason of the unemployment of a parent, if the other parent (who is the principal earner, as defined in section 407(d)) is not excluded by the preceding clauses of this subparagraph;"; and (4) in the matter following the numbered clauses— (A) by striking out "her option" and inserting in lieu thereof "his or her option"; (B) by striking out "if she so desires" and inserting in lieu thereof "if he or she so desires"; (C) by striking out "to her" and inserting in lieu thereof "to him or her"; and (D) by striking out "she should decide" and inserting in lieu thereof "he or she should decide". (c)(1) Section 402(a)(19)(F) of such Act is amended by redesignating clauses (ii) through (iv) as clauses (iii) through (v), respectively, and by inserting after clause (i) the following new clause: "(ii) if the parent who has been designated as the principal earner, for purposes of section 407, makes such refusal, aid will be denied to all members of the family;". (2) Section 407(b)(2)(C)(i) of such Act is amended by striking out "not registered" and inserting in lieu thereof "not currently registered". WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR AFDC RECIPIENTS

42 USC 602.

SEC. 2314. (a) Section 402(a)(19)(A)(i) of the Social Security Act is amended to read as follows: "(i) a child who is under age 16 or attending, full-time, an elementary, secondary, or vocational (or technical) school;", (b) Section 402(a)(19)(A)(v) of such Act (as amended by section 2313(b)(1) of this Act) is amended to read as follows: