PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 7 7 8 - S E P T. 13, 1960
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Public Law 86-778 September 13, 1960 [H. R. 12580] „,
l o extend and improve coverage under the Federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance System and to remove hardships and inequities, improve the financing of the trust funds, and provide disability benefits to additional individuals under such system; to provide grants to States for medical care for aged individuals of low income; to amend the public assistance and maternal and child welfare provisions of the Social Security Act; to improve the unemployment compensation provisions of such Act; and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the soci^ Security JJ^HQ^ States of America in Congress assembled. That this Act, Atnendmentsoi
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divided into titles and sections according to the following table or contents, may be cited as the "Social Security Amendments of 1960". TABLE OF CONTENTS TITLE I—COVEBAGE
Sec. 101. Extension of time for ministers to elect coverage. Sec. 102. State and local governmental employees. (a) Delegation by Governor of certification functions. (b) Employees transferred from one retirement system to another. (c) Retroactive coverage. (d) Policemen and firemen. (e) Limitation on States' liability for employer (and employee) contributions in certain cases. (f) Statute of limitations for State and local coverage. (g) Municipal and county hospitals. (h) Validation of coverage for certain Mississippi teachers. (i) Justices of the peace and constables in the State of Nebraska. (j) Teachers in the State of Maine. (k) Certain employees in the State of California. (1) Inclusion of Texas among States which are permitted to divide their retirement systems into two parts for purposes of obtaining social security coverage under Federal-State agreement. Sec. 103. Extension of the program to Guam and American Samoa. Sec. 104. Service of parent for son or daughter. Sec. 105. Employees of nonprofit organizations. Sec. 106. American citizen employees of foreign governments and international organizations. TITLE II—ELIGIBILITY FOB BENEFITS
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201. 202. 203. 204. 205.
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206. 207. 208. 209. 210.
Children born or adopted after onset of parent's disability. Continued dependency of stepchild on natural father. Payment of burial expenses. Fnllj insured status. Survivors of individuals who died prior to 1040 and of certain other individuals. Crediting of quarters of coverage for years before 1951. Time needed to acquire status of wife, child, or husband in certain cases. Marriages subject to legal impediment. Penalty deductions under foreign work test. Extension of filing period for husband's, widower's, or parent's benefits in certain cases. Increase in the earned income limitation.