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PUBLIC LAW 106-169—DEC. 14, 1999 113 STAT. 1831 "(A) the amount by which— "(i) the amount that would have been payable to the State under this section during fiscal year 1999 (on the basis of adoptions in fiscal year 1998) in the absence of subsection (d)(2) if sufficient funds had been available for the payment; exceeds "(ii) the amount that, before the enactment of this subsection, was payable to the State under this section during fiscal year 1999 (on such basis); or "(B) the amount that bears the same ratio to the dollar amount specified in paragraph (2) as the amount described by subparagraph (A) for the State bears to the aggregate of the amounts described by subparagraph (A) for all States that are incentive-eligible States for fiscal year 1998. " (2) FUNDING. —$23,000,000 of the amounts appropriated under subsection (h)(1) for fiscal year 2000 may be used for grants under paragraph (1) of this subsection.", (b) LIMITATION ON AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— Section 473A(h)(l) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 673b(h)(l)) is amended to read as follows: "(1) IN GENERAL.— For grants under subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary— " (A) $20,000,000 for fiscal year 1999; "(B) $43,000,000 for fiscal year 2000; and "(C) $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2001 through 2003. ". TITLE II—SSI FRAUD PREVENTION Subtitle A—Fraud Prevention and Related Provisions SEC. 201. LIABILITY OF REPRESENTATIVE PAYEES FOR OVERPAY- Records. MENTS TO DECEASED RECIPIENTS. (a) AMENDMENT TO TITLE II.— Section 204(a)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 404(a)(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: "If any payment of more than the correct amount is made to a representative payee on behalf of an individual after the individual's death, the representative payee shall be liable for the repayment of the overpayment, and the Commissioner of Social Security shall establish an overpayment control record under the social security account number of the representative payee.". (b) AMENDMENT TO TITLE XVI. —Section 1631(b)(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1383(b)(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following new sentence: "If any payment of more than the correct amount is made to a representative payee on behalf of an individual after the individual's death, the representative payee shall be liable for the repa3mtient of the overpayment, and the Commissioner of Social Security shall establish an overpayment control record under the social security account number of the representative payee.". (c) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendments made by this section Applicability. shall apply to overpayments made 12 months or more after the 42 USC 404 note. date of the enactment of this Act.