P.L. 106–169, Approved December 14, 1999 (113 Stat. 1828)

Foster Care Independence Act of 1999

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SEC. 209. [42 U.S.C. 1306b note]  STATE DATA EXCHANGES.

Whenever the Commissioner of Social Security requests information from a State for the purpose of ascertaining an individual’s eligibility for benefits (or the correct amount of such benefits) under title II or XVI of the Social Security Act, the standards of the Commissioner promulgated pursuant to section 1106 of such Act or any other Federal law for the use, safeguarding, and disclosure of information are deemed to meet any standards of the State that would otherwise apply to the disclosure of information by the State to the Commissioner.

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[Internal Reference.—SSAct §1106 heading has a footnote referring to P.L. 106-169.]