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[75 Stat. 142]
[75 Stat. 142]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

142 42 USC 405.

PUBLIC LAW 87-64-JUNE 30, ly61

[75 S T A T.

ual's estate or by such individual's survivor within the meaning of section 205(c)(1)(C) of the Social Security Act. Such certificate shall be effective for the period prescribed in paragraph (3)(A) as if filed by the individual on the day of his death." (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act; except that no monthly benefits under title II of the Social Security Act for the month in which this Act is enacted or any prior month shall be payable or increased by reason of such amendment, and no lump-sum death payment under such title shall be payable or increased by reason of such amendment in the case of any individual who died prior to the date of enactment of this Act. TITLE III—MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENT PRESERVING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RAILROAD RETIREMENT AND OLD-AGE, SURVIVORS, AND DISABILITY INSURANCE

45 USC 228a.

SEC. 301. Section l (q) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 is amended by striking out "1960" and inserting in lieu thereof "1961". ASSISTANCE FOR RETURNING UNITED STATES CITIZENS

42 USC 130 11312.

Sec. 302. Title X I of the Social Security Act is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: " A S S I S T A N C E FOR UNITED STATES CITIZENS RETURNED FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES

"SEC. 1113. (a)(1) The Secretary is authorized to provide temporary assistance to citizens of the United States and to dependents of citizens of the United States, if they (A) are identified by the Department of State as having returned, or been brought, from a foreign country to the United States because of the destitution of the citizen of the United States or the illness of such citizen or any of his dependents or because of war, threat of war, invasion, or similar crisis, and (B) are without available resources. " (2) Except in such cases or classes of cases as are set forth in regulations of the Secretary, provision shall be made for reimbursement to the United States by the recipients of the temporary assistance to cover the cost thereof. "(3) The Secretary may provide assistance under paragraph (1) directly or through utilization of the services and facilities of appropriate public or private agencies and organizations, in accordance with agreements providing for payment, in advance or by way of reimbursement, as may be determined by the Secretary, of the cost thereof. Such cost shall be determined by such statistical, sampling, or other method as may be provided in the agreement. "(b) The Secretary is authorized to develop plans and make arrangements for provision of temporary assistance within the United States to individuals specified in subsection (a)(1). Such plans shall be developed and such arrangements shall be made after consultation with the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Defense. To the extent feasible, assistance provided under subsection (a) shall be provided in accordance with the plans developed pursuant to this subsection, as modified from time to time by the Secretary, ^^emporary as«^(.^ YoT purposes of this section, the term 'temporary assistance' sistance." means money payments, medical care, temporary billeting, transportation, and other goods and services necessary for the health or welfare of individuals (including guidance, counseling, and other welfare