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PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1388-227 SEC. 5040. CONCURRENT SSI AND FOOD STAMP APPLICATIONS BY INSTITUTIONALIZED INDIVIDUALS. Section 1631 (42 U.S.C. 1383) is amended— (1) in subsection (m), by striking the second sentence; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "CONCURRENT SSI AND FOOD STAMP APPLICATIONS BY INSTITUTIONALIZED INDIVIDUALS "(n) The Secretary and the Secretary of Agriculture shall develop a procedure under which an individual who applies for supplemental security income benefits under this subsection shall also be permitted to apply at thp same time for participation in the food stamp program authorized under the Food Stamp Act of 1977 (7 U.S.C. 2011 et seq.).". SEC. 5041. NOTIFICATION OF CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS ELIGIBLE TO RE- CEIVE RETROACTIVE BENEFITS. In notifying individuals of their eligibility to receive retroactive supplemental security income benefits as a result of Sullivan v. Zebley, 110 S. Ct. 2658 (1990), the Secretary shall include written notice, in language that is easily understandable, explaining— (1) the 6-month limitation on the exclusion from resources under section 1613(a)(7) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1382b(a)(7)); (2) the potential effects under title XVI of the Social Security Act, attributable to the receipt of such payment, including— (A) potential discontinuation of eligibility; and (B) potential reductions in the amount of benefits; (3) the possibility of establishing a trust account that would not be considered as income or resources for the purposes of such title if the trust met certain conditions; and (4) that legal assistance in establishing such a trust may be available through legal referral services offered by a State or local bar association, or through the Legal Services Corporation. CHAPTER 4—AID TO FAMILIES WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN SEC. 5051. OPTIONAL MONTHLY REPORTING AND RETROSPECTIVE BUDGETING. 4 (a) OPTIONAL MONTHLY REPORTING.— Section 402(a)(14) (42 U.S.C. 602(a)(14)) is amended-- (1) by striking "with respect to" and all that follows through "(A) provide" and insert "provide, at the option of the State and with respect to such category or categories as the State may select and identify in its State plan (A)"; (2) by striking "(with the prior approval of the Secretary in recent work history and earned income cases)"; and (3) by striking "upon a determination" and all that follows through "paragraph. (b) OPTIONAL RETROSPECTIVE BUDGETING.—Section 402(a)(13) (42 U.S.C. 602(a)(13)) is amended by striking all that precedes subparagraph (A) and inserting the following: "(13) at the option of the State, but only with respect to any one or more categories of families required to report monthly to the State agency pursuant to paragraph (14), provide that—".