2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 34 - Economic Opportunity Program
Sec. 2707 - Authorization of appropriations

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 2707 (2016)
Section Name

§2707. Authorization of appropriations

Section Text

(a)(1) For the purpose of carrying out subchapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, and IX of this chapter, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1975 through 1977.

(2) For the purpose of carrying out the programs authorized under section 2808 of this title there is authorized to be appropriated $330,000,000 for the fiscal year 1975 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the two succeeding fiscal years.

(b) Unless the Congress has passed or formally rejected legislation extending the authorizations of appropriations for carrying out any subchapter of this chapter specified in subsection (a) of this section, or adopts a concurrent resolution providing that the provisions of this subsection shall not apply, the authorizations of appropriations specified in subsection (a) of this section are hereby automatically extended for one additional fiscal year beyond the terminal year specified in this chapter or in this section.

(c) Any funds appropriated to carry out any program under subchapters I to X of this chapter which are not obligated prior to the end of the fiscal year for which such funds were appropriated shall remain available for obligation during the succeeding fiscal year.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 93–644, §15, Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2329; Pub. L. 94–341, §3(d), July 6, 1976, 90 Stat. 807.)

Editorial Notes


Subchapters I to VII, and IX of this chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a)(1) and (c), and section 2808 of this title, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), were repealed by Pub. L. 97–35, title VI, §683(a), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 519.


Section was enacted as part of the Headstart, Economic Opportunity, and Community Partnership Act of 1974, and not as part of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 which comprises this chapter.


1976—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 94–341, §3(d)(1), inserted "of this title" after "section 2808".

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 94–341, §3(d)(2), added subsec. (c).

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sec. 2707 - Authorization of appropriations
Contains section 2707
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 88 Stat. 2329
90 Stat. 807
95 Stat. 519
Public Law References Public Law 93-644, Public Law 94-341, Public Law 97-35
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