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Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act

The following table shows waivers and modifications of requirements authorized under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in response to a variety of public health emergencies. Waivers or modification of requirements were issued for a variety of public health emergencies including wildfires, hurricanes, tropical storms, flooding, H1N1, and COVID-19. Waivers and modifications to requirements include, but are not limited to: state licensing requirements, conditions of participation, and the furnishing of supplies. Learn more about 1135 Waivers >>


Title

Disaster Type

State/Territory

Signed Date

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of the Consequences of the Remnants of Hurricane Ida on the States of New York and New Jersey Hurricane​​New York and
New Jersey
September 3, 2021
Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Consequence of Hurricane Ida
Hurricane
​Louisiana and Mississippi
​August 30, 2021

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the State of Texas as the Consequences of a Winter Storm

Winter Storm

Texas

February 17, 2021

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the State of Oregon as the Consequences of Wildfires

Wildfires

Oregon

September 16, 2020

Waiver of Modification or Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the State of Louisiana and the State of Texas as a Result of the Consequences of Hurricane Laura

Hurricane

Louisiana, Texas

August 26, 2020

Waiver of Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the State of California as a Result of the Consequences of Wildfires

Wildfires

California

August 26, 2020

Waiver of Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of the of the Consequences of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Coronavirus

National

March 13, 2020

Waiver of Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico as a Result of the Consequences of Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Puerto Rico

January 8, 2020

Waiver of Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the State of North Carolina as the Result of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane

North Carolina

September 4, 2019

September 2, 2019: Waiver of Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the State of South Carolina as the Result of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane

South Carolina

September 2, 2019

Waiver of Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the State of Georgia as the Result of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane

Georgia

September 2, 2019

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of Hurricane Dorian in the State of Florida

Hurricane

Florida

August 30, 2019

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of Tropical Storm Dorian in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm

Puerto Rico

August 28, 2019

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of Tropical Storm Barry in Louisiana

Tropical Storm

Louisiana

July 12, 2019

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of the earthquakes in Alaska

Earthquakes

Alaska

December 3, 2018

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of the wildfires in California

Wildfires

California

November 13, 2018

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act as a Result of Typhoon Yutu in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Typhoon

Northern Mariana Islands

October 25, 2018

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Georgia as the Result of Hurricane Michael​​​​

Hurricane

Georgia

October 11, 2018

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Florida as the Result of Hurricane Michael​​​

Hurricane

Florida

October 9, 2018

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the Commonwealth of Virginia as the Result of Hurricane Florence

Hurricane

Virginia

September 12, 2018

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the North Carolina and South Carolina as the Result of Hurricane Florence

Hurricane

North Carolina, South Carolina

September 11, 2018

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in California as the Result of Wildfires​

Wildfires

California

December 11, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in California as the Result of Wildfires​

Wildfires

California

October 15, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Alabama as the Result of Hurricane Nate​​​​

Hurricane

Alabama

October 8, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Florida as the Result of Hurricane Nate​​​

Hurricane

Florida

October 8, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Louisiana as the Result of Hurricane Nate​​

Hurricane

Louisiana

October 8, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Mississippi as the Result of Hurricane Nate​

Hurricane

Mississippi

October 8, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands as the Result of Hurricane Maria​

Hurricane

Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

September 19, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in South Carolina as the Result of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane

South Carolina

September 8, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Georgia as the Result of Hurricane Irma​

Hurricane

Georgia

September 8, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Florida as the Result of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane

Florida

September 7, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands as the Result of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane

Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

September 6, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Louisiana as the Result of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane

Louisiana

August 28, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Texas as the Result of Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane

Texas

August 26, 2017

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in New Jersey as the Result of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane

New Jersey

November 1, 2012

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in New York as the Result of Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane

New York

October 31, 2012

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Missouri as the Result of Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding

Severe Storms, Tornados, Flooding

Missouri

May 23, 2011

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in North Dakota as the Result of Severe Flooding

Flooding

North Dakota

April 11, 2008

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in North Dakota as the Result of Red River Flooding

Flooding

North Dakota

March 18, 2010

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act Nationwide as the Result of H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

H1N1 Influenza Pandemic

National

October 27, 2009

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in Minnesota as the Result of Severe Flooding

Flooding

Minnesota

March 27, 2009

Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the Social Security Act in North Dakota as the Result of Severe Flooding

Flooding

North Dakota

March 25, 2009

  • This page last reviewed: September 03, 2021