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113 STAT. 1830 PUBLIC LAW 106-169—DEC. 14, 1999 Applicability. 42 USC 1396a note. 42 USC 1396a note. 42 USC 1396a. 42 USC 1396d. "(v)(l) For purposes of this title, the term 'independent foster care adolescent' means an individual— "(A) who is under 21 years of age; "(B) who, on the individual's 18th birthday, was in foster care under the responsibility of a State; and "(C) whose assets, resources, and income do not exceed such levels (if any) as the State may establish consistent with paragraph (2). "(2) The levels established by a State under paragraph (1)(C) may not be less than the corresponding levels applied by the State under section 1931(b). "(3) A State may limit the eligibility of independent foster care adolescents under section 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XV) to those individuals with respect to whom foster care maintenance payments or independent living services were furnished under a program funded under part E of title IV before the date the individuals attained 18 years of age.". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.—The amendments made by subsection (a) apply to medical assistance for items and services furnished on or after October 1, 1999. (c) CONTINGENCY IN ENACTMENT.— I f the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999 is enacted (whether before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act)— (1) the amendments made by that Act shall be executed as if this Act had been enacted after the enactment of such other Act; (2) with respect to subsection (a)(1)(A) of this section, any reference to subclause (XIII) is deemed a reference to subclause (XV); (3) with respect to subsection (a)(1)(B) of this section, any reference to subclause (XIV) is deemed a reference to subclause (XVI); (4) the subclause (XV) added by subsection (a)(1)(C) of this section— (A) is redesignated as subclause (XVII); and (B) is amended by striking "section 1905(v)(l)" and inserting "section 1905(w)(l)"; and (5) the subsection (v) added by subsection (a)(2) of this section— (A) is redesignated as subsection (w); and (B) is amended by striking "1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XV)" and inserting "1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVII)". Subtitle D—Adoption Incentive Payments SEC. 131. INCREASED FUNDING FOR ADOPTION INCENTIVE PAYMENTS. (a) SUPPLEMENTAL GRANTS.—Section 473A of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 673b) is amended by adding at the end the following: " (j) SUPPLEMENTAL GRANTS. — "(1) IN GENERAL. —Subject to the availability of such amounts as may be provided in advance in appropriations Acts, in addition to any amount otherwise payable under this section to any State that is an incentive-eligible State for fiscal year 1998, the Secretary shall make a grant to the State in an amount equal to the lesser of—