P.L. 101–201, Approved December 6, 1989 (103 Stat. 1795)

Agent Orange Settlement Payment

SECTION 1. [None Assigned]  Agent Orange settlement payments excluded from countable income and resources under federal means-tested programs.

(a)  In General.—That none of the payments made from the Agent Orange Settlement Fund or any other fund established pursuant to the settlement in the In Re Agent Orange product liability litigation, M.D.L. No. 381 (E.D.N.Y.), shall be considered income or resources in determining eligibility for or the amount of benefits under any Federal or federally assisted program.

(b)  Effective Date.—The provision in subsection (a) shall become effective January 1, 1989.

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[Internal References.—SSAct §§2(a), 1002(a), 1402(a), 1602(a)(State) 1612(b) and 1613(a) have footnotes referring to Appendix K (this Volume) which provides a list of Federal law provisions, including P.L. 101-201, §1, relating to income and resources.]