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104 STAT. 1388-252 PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 before the month in which such person began to receive a benefit described in paragraph (1)(A), for so long as such person (i) would be eligible for such supplemental security income benefits, or such State supplementary payments (or payments of the type described in section 212(a) of Public Law 93-66), in the absence of benefits described in paragraph (1)(A), and (ii) is not entitled to hospital insurance benefits under part A of title XVIII. ". (2) INCLUSION OF MONTHS OF SSI ELIGIBILITY WITHIN 5-MONTH DISABILITY WAITING PERIOD AND 24-MONTH MEDICARE WAITING PERIOD.— (A) WIDOW'S BENEFITS BASED ON DISABILITY. — Section 202(e)(5) (42 U.S.C. 402(e)(5)) is amended— (i) in subparagraph (B), by striking "(i)" and "(ii)" and inserting "(I)" and "(II)", respectively; (ii) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as clauses (i) and (ii), respectively; (iii) by inserting "(A)" after "(5)"; and (iv) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: "(B) For purposes of paragraph (l)(F)(i), each month in the period commencing with the first month for which such widow or surviving divorced wife is first eligible for supplemental security income benefits under title XVI, or State supplementary payments of the type referred to in section 1616(a) (or payments of the type described in section 212(a) of Public Law 93-66) which are paid by the Secretary under an agreement referred to in section 1616(a) (or in section 212(b) of Public Law 93-66), shall be included as one of the months of such waiting period for which the requirements of subparagraph (A) have been met.". (B) WIDOWER'S BENEFITS BASED ON DISABILITY. —Section 202(f)(6) (42 U.S.C. 402(f)(6)) is amended— (i) in subparagraph (B), by striking "(i)" and "(ii)" and inserting "(I)" and "(II)", respectively; (ii) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as clauses (i) and (ii), respectively; (iii) by inserting "(A)" after "(6)"; and (iv) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: "(B) For purposes of paragraph (l)(F)(i), each month in the period commencing with the first month for which such widower or surviving divorced husband is first eligible for supplemental security income benefits under title XVI, or State supplementary payments of the type referred to in section 1616(a) (or payments of the type described in section 212(a) of Public Law 93-66) which are paid by the Secretary under an agreement referred to in section 1616(a) (or in section 212(b) of Public Law 93-66), shall be included as one of the months of such waiting period for which the requirements of subparagraph (A) have been met.". (C) MEDICARE BENEFITS. — Section 226(e)(1) (42 U.S.C. 426(e)(1)) is amended— (i) by redesignating subparagraphs (A) and (B) as clauses (i) and (ii), respectively; (ii) by inserting "(A)" after "(e)(1)"; and (iii) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: