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[75 Stat. 138]
[75 Stat. 138]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-64-JUNE 30, 1961

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(c) I n the case of any widower or parent who would not be en42 USC 402. titled to widower's insurance benefits under section 202(f), or parent's insurance benefits under section 202(h), of the Social Security Act except for the enactment of this Act (other than this subsection), the requirement in sections 2 0 2 (f)(1)(D) and 2 0 2 (h)(1)(B), respectively, of the Social Security Act relating to the time within which proof of support must be filed shall not apply if such proof of support is filed before the close of the 2-year period which begins on the effective date of this title. (d) Effective as of September 13, 1960, the last sentence of section 74 Stat. 964. 303(g)(1) of the Social Security Amendments of 1960 is amended to 42 15 note. ^^^^ ^^ follows: "The terms used in this subsection shall have the meaning assigned to them by title II of the Social Security Act; except that the terms 'fully insured' and 'retirement age' shall have the meaning assigned to them by such title II as in effect on September 13, 1960." INCREASE IN WIDOW's, W I D O W E R ' S, AND P A R E N T ' S INSURANCE BENEFITS

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SEC. 104. (a) Section 202(e)(2) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "(2) Such widow's insurance benefit for each month shall be equal to 821/^ percent of the primary insurance amount of her deceased husband." (b) Section 202(f)(3) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "("3) Such widower's insurance benefit for each month shall be equal to 82% percent of the primary insurance amount of his deceased wife." (c) Section 202(h)(2) of such Act is amended to read as follows: "(2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraphs (B) and (C), such parent's insurance benefit for each month shall be equal to 821/^ percent of the primary insurance amount of such deceased individual. " (B) For any month for which more than one parent is entitled to parent's insurance benefits on the basis of such deceased individual's wages and self-employment income, such benefit for each such parent for such month shall (except as provided in subparagraph (C)) be equal to 75 percent of the primary insurance amount of such deceased individual. " (C) In any case in which— "(i) any parent is entitled to a parent's insurance benefit for a month on the basis of a deceased individual's wages and selfemployment income, and "(ii) another parent of such deceased individual is entitled to a parent's insurance benefit for such month on the basis of such wages and self-employment income, and on the basis of an application filed after such month and after the month in which the application for the parent's benefits referred to in clause (i) was filed, the amount of the parent's insurance benefit of the parent referred to in clause (i) for the month referred to in such clause shall be determined under subparagraph (A) instead of subparagraph (B) and the amount of the parent's insurance benefit of a parent referred to in clause (ii) for such month shall be equal to 150 percent of the primary insurance amount of the deceased individual minus the amount (before the application of section 203(a)) of the benefit for such month of the parent referred to in clause (i). " (d)(1) Subsections (e)(1) and (f)(1) of section 202 of such Act are amended by striking out "three-fourths" each place it appears therein and inserting in lieu thereof "821/2 percent".