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. 1320 - Approval of certain projects

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 1320 (2016)
Section Name

§1320. Approval of certain projects

Section Text

No payment shall be made under this chapter with respect to any experimental, pilot, demonstration, or other project all or any part of which is wholly financed with Federal funds made available under this chapter (without any State, local, or other non-Federal financial participation) unless such project shall have been personally approved by the Secretary or Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Source Credit

(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XI, §1120, as added Pub. L. 90–248, title II, §249, Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 919; amended Pub. L. 93–608, §2(5), Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1971; Pub. L. 97–375, title I, §107(a), Dec. 21, 1982, 96 Stat. 1820; Pub. L. 98–369, div. B, title VI, §2663(j)(2)(D)(v), July 18, 1984, 98 Stat. 1170; Pub. L. 101–509, title V, §529 [title I, §112(c)], Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1427, 1454.)

Editorial Notes


1990—Pub. L. 101–509 substituted "Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services" for "Under Secretary of Health and Human Services".

1984—Pub. L. 98–369 substituted "Health and Human Services" for "Health, Education, and Welfare".

1982—Pub. L. 97–375 struck out subsec. (b) which directed the Secretary to submit an annual report to Congress describing each project approved under former subsec. (a) of this section during the preceding year, including the purpose, probable cost, and expected duration of each project, and struck out "(a)" before "No payment".

1975—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 93–608 substituted provisions relating to an annual submission of the required report to the Congress by the Secretary for each approved project, for provisions relating to submission of the report as soon as possible after approval.


Amendment by Pub. L. 101–509 effective on the first day of the first pay period that begins on or after Nov. 5, 1990, with continued service by incumbent Under Secretary of Health and Human Services, see section 529 [title I, §112(e)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out as a note under section 3404 of Title 20, Education.


Amendment by Pub. L. 98–369 effective July 18, 1984, but not to be construed as changing or affecting any right, liability, status, or interpretation which existed (under the provisions of law involved) before that date, see section 2664(b) of Pub. L. 98–369, set out as a note under section 401 of this title.

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
Part A - General Provisions
Sec. 1320 - Approval of certain projects
Contains section 1320
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 81 Stat. 919
88 Stat. 1971
96 Stat. 1820
98 Stat. 1170
104 Stat. 1427
Public Law References Public Law 90-248, Public Law 93-608, Public Law 97-375, Public Law 98-369, Public Law 101-509
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