2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 13A - Child Nutrition (Sections 1771 - 1793)
Sec. 1780 - Prohibitions

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sec. 1780 - Prohibitions
Containssection 1780
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Source CreditPub. L. 89-642, §11, Oct. 11, 1966, 80 Stat. 889; Pub. L. 97-35, title VIII, §819(f), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 533; Pub. L. 104-193, title VII, §726, Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2302; Pub. L. 111-203, title X, §1075(d), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2074.
Statutes at Large References80 Stat. 889
95 Stat. 533
110 Stat. 2302
124 Stat. 2074
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 89-642, Public Law 97-35, Public Law 104-193, Public Law 111-203

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42 U.S.C. § 1780 (2014)

§1780. Prohibitions

(a) Interference with school personnel, curriculum, or instruction

In carrying out the provisions of sections 1772 and 1773 of this title, the Secretary shall not impose any requirements with respect to teaching personnel, curriculum, instruction, methods of instruction, and materials of instruction.

(b) Inclusion of assistance in determining income or resources

The value of assistance to children under this chapter shall not be considered to be income or resources for any purpose under any Federal or State laws including, but not limited to, laws relating to taxation, welfare, and public assistance programs. Expenditures of funds from State and local sources for the maintenance of food programs for children shall not be diminished as a result of funds received under this chapter.

(c) Federal law not applicable

Section 1693r of title 15 shall not apply to electronic benefit transfer systems established under this chapter or the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.).

(Pub. L. 89–642, §11, Oct. 11, 1966, 80 Stat. 889; Pub. L. 97–35, title VIII, §819(f), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 533; Pub. L. 104–193, title VII, §726, Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2302; Pub. L. 111–203, title X, §1075(d), July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2074.)


The Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is act June 4, 1946, ch. 281, 60 Stat. 230, which is classified generally to chapter 13 (§1751 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1751 of this title and Tables.


2010—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 111–203 added subsec. (c).

1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–193 substituted "the Secretary shall not" for "neither the Secretary nor the State shall".

1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–35 struck out reference to section 1774 of this title.


Amendment by Pub. L. 111–203 effective 1 day after July 21, 2010, except as otherwise provided, see section 4 of Pub. L. 111–203, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5301 of Title 12, Banks and Banking.


Amendment by Pub. L. 97–35 effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 820(a)(4) of Pub. L. 97–35, set out as a note under section 1753 of this title.

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