[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 124, 111th Congress, 2nd Session]
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Public Law 111-280
111th Congress

An Act


 
To amend part A of title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for a
1-year extension of the authorizations for the Work Incentives Planning
and Assistance program and the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries
of Social Security program. <>

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, <>
SECTION 1. <> SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``WIPA and PABSS Extension Act of
2010''.
SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS FOR THE WORK INCENTIVES
PLANNING AND ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND THE
PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR BENEFICIARIES OF
SOCIAL SECURITY PROGRAM.

(a) Work Incentives Planning and Assistance.--Section 1149(d) of the
Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b-20(d)) is amended by striking
``2010'' and inserting ``2011''.
(b) Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security.--
Section 1150(h) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1320b-21(h)) is amended by
striking ``2010'' and inserting ``2011''.
SEC. 3. CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE WORK INCENTIVES PLANNING AND
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

(a) Annual Reports.--Section 1149 of the Social Security Act (as
amended by section 2(a)) is further amended by redesignating subsections
(c) and (d) as subsections (d) and (e), respectively, and by inserting
after subsection (b) the following new subsection:
``(c) Annual Report.--Each entity awarded a grant, cooperative
agreement, or contract under this section shall submit an annual report
to the Commissioner on the benefits planning and assistance provided to
individuals under such grant, agreement, or contract.''.
(b) One-Year Carryover.--
(1) In general.--Section 1149(b)(4) of such Act (42 U.S.C.
1320b-20(b)(4)) is amended--
(A) by striking ``(4) Allocation of costs.--The
costs'' and inserting the following:
``(4) Funding.--
``(A) Allocation of costs.--The costs''; and
(B) by adding at the end the following:
``(B) Carryover.--An amount not in excess of 10
percent of the total amount obligated through a grant,
cooperative agreement, or contract awarded under this
section

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for a fiscal year to a State or a private agency or
organization shall remain available for obligation to
such State or private agency or organization until the
end of the succeeding fiscal year. Any such amount
remaining available for obligation during such
succeeding fiscal year shall be available for providing
benefits planning and assistance only for individuals
who are within the caseload of the recipient of the
grant, agreement, or contract as of immediately before
the beginning of such fiscal year.''.
(2) Effective date.-- <> The
amendments made by paragraph (1) shall apply with respect to
amounts allotted under section 1149 of the Social Security Act
for payment for a fiscal year after fiscal year 2010.

Approved October 13, 2010.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6200:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 156 (2010):
Sept. 28, considered and passed House.
Sept. 29, considered and passed Senate.