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[83 STAT. 741]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1969

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(4) Section 228(c)(3)(A) of such Act is amended by striking out si f^^r !^!' "$40" and inserting in lieu thereof "$46". (5) Section 228(c)(3)(B) of such Act is amended by striking out "$20" and inserting in lieu thereof "$23". (c) The amendments made by subsections (a) and (b) shall apply Effective date. with respect to monthly benefits under title II of the Social Security 42 USC 401-429. Act for months after December 1969. SEC. 1004. MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF A WIFE'S OR HUSBAND'S INSURANCE BENEFIT. Stat. 828. (a) Section 202(b)(2) of the Social Security Act is amended to 81 USC 402. 42 read as follows: "(2) Except as provided in subsection (q), such wife's insurance benefit for each month shall be equal to one-half of the primar^^ insurance amount of her husband (or, in the case of a divorced wife, her former husband) for such month." (b) Section 202(c)(3) of such Act is amended to read as follows: 81 Stat. 828. "(3) Except as provided in subsection (q), such husband's insurance benefit for each month shall be equal to one-half of the primary insurance amount of his wife for such month." (c) Sections 202(e)(4) and 202(f)(5) of such Act are each amended 81 Stat. 828, by striking out "whichever of the following is the smaller: (A) onehalf of the primary insurance amount of the deceased individual on whose wages and self-employment income such benefit is based, or (B) $105" and inserting in lieu thereof "one-half of the primary insurance amount of the deceased individual on whose wages and self-employment income such benefit is based". (d) The amendments made by subsections (a), (b), and (c) shall Effective date. apply with respect to monthly benefits under title II of the Social Security Act for months after December 1969. SEC. 1005. ALLOCATION TO DISABILITY INSURANCE TRUST FUND. 81 Stat. 837. (a) Section 201(b)(1) of the Social Security Act is amended— 42 USC 4 0 1. (1) by striking out "and" at the end of clause (B); and (2) by striking out "1967, and so reported," and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "1967, and before January 1, 1970, and so reported, and (D) 1.10 per centum of the wages (as so defined) paid after December 31, 1969, and so reported,". (b) Section 201(b)(2) of such Act is amended— (1) by striking out "and" at the end of clause (B); and (2) by striking out "1967," and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "1967, and before January 1, 1970, and (D) 0.825 of 1 per centum of the amount of self-employment income (as so defined) so reported for any taxable year beginning after December 31, 1969,". SEC. 1006. DISREGARDING OF RETROACTIVE PAYMENT OF OASDI BENEFIT INCREASE. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 2(a) (10), 4 0 2 (a)(7), 1002(a)(8), 1402(a)(8), and 1602(a) (13) and (14) of the Social Security Act, each State, in determining need for aid or assistance 42 USC 302,, under a State plan approved under title I, X, X IV, or X VI, or part Jgg^ ^^°^' ^^"' A of title IV, of such Act, shall disregard (and the plan shall be deemed to require the State to disregard), in addition to any other amounts which the State is required or permitted to disregard in determining such need, any amount paid to an individual under title II of such Act (or under the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 by reason of the first proviso in section 3(e) thereof), in any month after es Stat. ess; December 1969, to the extent that (1) such payment is attributable ^%5 USC^228r to the increase in monthly benefits under the old-age, survivors, and

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