2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 51 - Design and Construction of Public Buildings to Accommodate Physically Handicapped (Sections 4151 - 4157)
Sec. 4153 - Standards for design, construction, and alteration of buildings; Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

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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
CHAPTER 51 - DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS TO ACCOMMODATE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED
Sec. 4153 - Standards for design, construction, and alteration of buildings; Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Containssection 4153
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 90-480, §3, Aug. 12, 1968, 82 Stat. 719; Pub. L. 94-541, title II, §201(3), Oct. 18, 1976, 90 Stat. 2507; Pub. L. 96-88, title V, §509(b), Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 695.
Statutes at Large References82 Stat. 719
90 Stat. 2507
93 Stat. 695
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 90-480, Public Law 94-541, Public Law 96-88

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42 U.S.C. § 4153 (2014)

§4153. Standards for design, construction, and alteration of buildings; Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, shall prescribe standards for the design, construction, and alteration of buildings which are residential structures subject to this chapter to insure whenever possible that physically handicapped persons will have ready access to, and use of, such buildings.

(Pub. L. 90–480, §3, Aug. 12, 1968, 82 Stat. 719; Pub. L. 94–541, title II, §201(3), Oct. 18, 1976, 90 Stat. 2507; Pub. L. 96–88, title V, §509(b), Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 695.)

AMENDMENTS

1976—Pub. L. 94–541 substituted "shall prescribe" and "to insure whenever possible" for "is authorized to prescribe such" and "as may be necessary to insure", respectively.

CHANGE OF NAME

"Secretary of Health and Human Services" substituted in text for "Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare" pursuant to section 509(b) of Pub. L. 96–88, which is classified to section 3508(b) of Title 20, Education.

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