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110 STAT. 2180 PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 "(4) TIME LIMITATION.— Th is subsection shall only apply with respect to a State for expenditures incurred during the first 12 calendar quarters in which the State program funded under part A of title IV (as in effect on and after the welfare reform effective date) is in effect. "(i) WELFARE REFORM EFFECTIVE DATE.— In this section, the term 'welfare reform effective date' means the effective date, with respect to a State, of title I of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (as specified in section 116 of such Act).". (b) PLAN AMENDMENT. —Section 1902(a) (42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)) is amended— (1) by striking "and" at the end of paragraph (61), (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (62) and inserting "; and", and (3) by inserting after paragraph (62) the following new paragraph: "(63) provide for administration and determinations of eligibility with respect to individuals who are (or seek to be) eligible for medical assistance based on the application of section 1931.". (c) EXTENSION OF WORK TRANSITION PROVISIONS. — Sections 1902(e)(1)(B) and 1925(f) (42 U.S.C. 1396a(e)(l)(B), 1396r-6(f)) are each amended by striking "1998" and inserting "2001". (d) ELIMINATION OF REQUIREMENT OF MINIMUM AFDC PAYMENT LEVELS.— (1) Section 1902(c) (42 U.S.C. 1396a(c)) is amended by striking "if—" and all that follows and inserting the following: "if the State requires individuals described in subsection (1)(1) to apply for assistance under the State program funded under part A of title IV as a condition of applying for or receiving medical assistance under this title.". (2) Section 1903(i) (42 U.S.C. 1396b(i)) is amended by striking paragraph (9). 42 USC 862a. SEC. 115. DENIAL OF ASSISTANCE AND BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN DRUG- RELATED CONVICTIONS. (a) IN GENERAL. — An individual convicted (under Federal or State law) of any offense which is classified as a felony by the law of the jurisdiction involved and which has as an element the possession, use, or distribution of a controlled substance (as defined in section 102(6) of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 802(6))) shall not be eligible for— (1) assistance under any State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act, or (2) benefits under the food stamp program (as defined in section 3(h) of the Food Stamp Act of 1977) or any State program carried out under the Food Stamp Act of 1977. (b) EFFECTS ON ASSISTANCE AND BENEFITS FOR OTHERS.— (1) PROGRAM OF TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES.—The amount of assistance otherwise required to be provided under a State program funded under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to the family members of an individual to whom subsection (a) applies shall be reduced by the amount which would have otherwise been made available to the individual under such part. (2) BENEFITS UNDER THE FOOD STAMP ACT OF 1977. —The amount of benefits otherwise required to be provided to a household under the food stamp program (as defined in section