Senate Bill 579
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A bill to make a technical correction to the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019.
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-3 on Mar 23, 2021
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S. 579 (Considered-and-Passed-Senate)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 579


To make a technical correction to the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 3, 2021

Mr. Braun (for himself, Mr. Coons, Mr. Cotton, and Mr. Whitehouse) introduced the following bill; which was read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed


A BILL

To make a technical correction to the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019.

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

SECTION 1. Retroactive access to social security disability benefits individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

(a) In general.—Section 2(b) of the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019 (Public Law 116–250) is amended by striking “applications for disability insurance benefits filed after the date of enactment of this Act” and inserting “applications for disability insurance benefits approved after the date that is 5 months before the date of enactment of this Act”.

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by this section shall take effect as if included in the enactment of the ALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2019 (Public Law 116–250).