1Providing for the exclusion of veterans' disability benefits as
2eligible income.

3The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
4hereby enacts as follows:

5Section 1. Short title.

6This act shall be known and may be cited as the Exclusion of
7Veterans' Disability Benefits as Income Act.

8Section 2. Eligibility income.

9Veterans' disability benefits shall not be deemed income for
10purposes of eligibility under any of the following:

11(1) Chapter 13 of the act of June 27, 2006 (1st 
12Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, No.1), known as the Taxpayer Relief Act.

13(2) The definition of "income" in section 502 of the act
14of August 26, 1971 (P.L.351, No.91), known as the State
15Lottery Law.

16Section 3. Applicability.

1This act shall apply as follows:

2(1) Section 2(1) of the act shall apply to income
3received in calendar year 2010 and each calendar year

5(2) Section 2(2) of the act shall apply to income
6received in calendar year 2011 and each calendar year

8Section 4. Effective date.

9This act shall take effect immediately.