2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 7 - Social Security
Subchapter XI - General Provisions, Peer Review, and Administrative Simplification
Part A - General Provisions
Sec. 1311 - Public assistance payments to legal representatives

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 1311 (2016)
Section Name

§1311. Public assistance payments to legal representatives

Section Text

For purposes of subchapters I, X, XIV, and XVI, and part A of subchapter IV, payments on behalf of an individual, made to another person who has been judicially appointed, under the law of the State in which such individual resides, as legal representative of such individual for the purpose of receiving and managing such payments (whether or not he is such individual's legal representative for other purposes), shall be regarded as money payments to such individual.

Source Credit

(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XI, §1111, as added Pub. L. 85–840, title V, §511(a), Aug. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 1051; amended Pub. L. 87–543, title I, §141(d), July 25, 1962, 76 Stat. 205; Pub. L. 90–248, title II, §241(c)(3), Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 917.)

Editorial Notes

AMENDMENTS

1968—Pub. L. 90–248 struck out "IV," after "I," and inserted "and part A of subchapter IV," after "XVI,".

1962—Pub. L. 87–543 inserted reference to subchapter XVI.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Pub. L. 85–840, title V, §511(b), Aug. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 1052, provided that: "The amendment made by subsection (a) [enacting this section] shall be applicable in the case of payments to legal representatives by any State made after June 30, 1958; and to such payments by any State made after December 31, 1955, and prior to July 1, 1958, if certifications for payment to such State have been made by the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare [now Health and Human Services] with respect thereto, or such State has presented to the Secretary a claim (and such other data as the Secretary may require) with respect thereto, prior to July 1, 1959."

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
CHAPTER 7 - SOCIAL SECURITY
SUBCHAPTER XI - GENERAL PROVISIONS, PEER REVIEW, AND ADMINISTRATIVE SIMPLIFICATION
Part A - General Provisions
Sec. 1311 - Public assistance payments to legal representatives
Contains section 1311
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 72 Stat. 1051, 1052
76 Stat. 205
81 Stat. 917
Public Law References Public Law 85-840, Public Law 87-543, Public Law 90-248
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