P.L. 100-647 amends section 205 (c) of the Social Security Act to require all title II beneficiaries to have or apply
for a Social Security number (SSN).
A monthly benefit is payable if a beneficiary:
applied for an SSN and submitted the necessary required evidence.
A monthly benefit is not payable if a beneficiary refuses enumeration. The beneficiary
would be entitled but placed in suspense.