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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1982

PUBLIC LAW 97-253—SEPT. 8, 1982

96 STAT. 775

"(1) the household's income (after the exclusions and deductions provided for in subsections (d) and (e)) exceeds the poverty line, as defined in section 673(2) of the Community Services Block Grant Act (42 U.S.C. 9902(2)), for the forty-eight contigu- 95 Stat. 511. ous States and the District of Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, the Virgin Islands of the United States, and Guam, respectively; and "(2) in the case of a household that does not include a member who is sixty years of age or over or a member who receives supplemental security income benefits under title XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1381 et seq.) or disability or blindness payments under title I, II, X, XIV, or XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), the household's 42 USC 401, income (after the exclusions provided for in subsection (d) but ^^^^' ^^^lbefore the deductions provided for in subsection (e)) exceeds such poverty line by more than 30 per centum. In no event shall the standards of eligibility for the Virgin Islands of the United States or Guam exceed those in the forty-eight contiguous States.". (b) The first sentence of section 5(e) (7 U.S.C. 2014(e)) is amended by striking out "households described in subsection (c)(1)" and inserting in lieu thereof "households containing a member who is sixty years of age or over or a member who receives supplemental security income benefits under title XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1381 et seq.) or disability or blindness payments under title I, II, X, XIV, or XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 301 et seq.)". COORDINATION OF COST-OF-UVING ADJUSTMENTS

SEC. 147. Section 5(d) (7 U.S.C. 2014(d)) is amended by— 95 Stat. 1283. (1) striking out "and" at the end of clause (10); and (2) adding before the period at the end thereof the following: ", and (12) through September 30 of any fiscal year, any increase in income attributable to a cost-of-living adjustment made on or after July 1 of such fiscal year under title II or XVI of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 401 et seq.), section 3(a)(l) of 42 USC 1381. the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 (45 U.S.C. 231b(a)(l)), or section 3112 of title 38, United States Code, if the household was certified as eligible to participate in the food stamp program or received an allotment in the month immediately preceding the first month in which the adjustment was effective'. ADJUSTMENT OF DEDUCTIONS

SEC. 148. Section 5(e) (7 U.S.C. 2014(e)) is amended by— 95 Stat. 359. (1) in clause (1) of the second sentence, striking out "July 1, 1983" and inserting in lieu thereof "October 1, 1983"; and (2) in subclause (i) of the proviso of clause (2) of the fourth sentence, striking out "July 1, 1983" and inserting in lieu thereof "October 1, 1983". STANDARD UTIUTY ALLOWANCES

SEC. 149. (a) Section 5(e) (7 U.S.C. 2014(e)) is amended by inserting after the fourth sentence the following new sentences: "In computing the excess shelter expense deduction under clause (2) of the