2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 37 - Community Facilities and Advance Land Acquisition
Sec. 3101 - Congressional declaration of purpose

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 3101 (2016)
Section Name

§3101. Congressional declaration of purpose

Section Text

The purpose of this chapter is to assist and encourage the communities of the Nation fully to meet the needs of their citizens by making it possible, with Federal grant assistance, for their governmental bodies (1) to construct adequate basic water and sewer facilities needed to promote the efficient and orderly growth and development of our communities, (2) to construct neighborhood facilities needed to enable them to carry on programs of necessary social services, and (3) to acquire, in a planned and orderly fashion, land to be utilized in the future for public purposes.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 89–117, title VII, §701, Aug. 10, 1965, 79 Stat. 489; Pub. L. 90–448, title VI, §603(a), Aug. 1, 1968, 82 Stat. 533.)

Editorial Notes


1968—Pub. L. 90–448 substituted "in the future for public purposes" for "in connection with the future construction of public works and facilities" in cl. (3).


Pub. L. 91–431, §1, Oct. 6, 1970, 84 Stat. 886, provided: "That this Act [amending sections 3102 and 3108 of this title and enacting provisions set out as a note under section 3108 of this title] may be cited as the 'Emergency Community Facilities Act of 1970'."

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. 3101 - Congressional declaration of purpose
Contains section 3101
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Short Titles 'Emergency Community Facilities Act of 1970'."
Statutes at Large References 79 Stat. 489
82 Stat. 533
84 Stat. 886
Public Law References Public Law 89-117, Public Law 90-448, Public Law 91-431
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