House Bill 5085
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Emergency Repatriation Assistance for Returning Americans Act
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-39 on Aug 31, 2021
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H. R. 5085 (Enrolled-Bill)
H. R. 5085


One Hundred Seventeenth Congress of theUnited States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Sunday,
the third day of January, two thousand and twenty-one

an act

    To amend section 1113 of the Social Security Act to provide authority for increased payments for temporary assistance to United States citizens returned from foreign countries, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Emergency Repatriation Assistance for Returning Americans Act”.

SEC. 2. Increase in aggregate payments.

(a) In general.—Section 1113(d) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1313(d)) is amended by striking “fiscal year 2020, the total amount of such assistance provided during such fiscal year shall not exceed $10,000,000” and inserting “fiscal years 2021 and 2022, the total amount of such assistance provided during each such fiscal year shall not exceed $10,000,000”.

(b) Emergency designation.—

(1) IN GENERAL.—The amounts provided by the amendment made by this section are designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 4(g) of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 (2 U.S.C. 933(g)).

(2) DESIGNATION IN SENATE.—In the Senate, this section and the amendment made by this section are designated as an emergency requirement pursuant to section 4001(a)(1) of S. Con. Res. 14 (117th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2022.

Attest:





Speaker of the House of Representatives.  

Attest:





Vice President of the United States and   
President of the Senate.