42 USC Sec. 1320 01/08/2008
TITLE 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 7 - SOCIAL SECURITY
SUBCHAPTER XI - GENERAL PROVISIONS, PEER REVIEW, AND ADMINISTRATIVE
Part A - General Provisions
Sec. 1320. Approval of certain projects
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.
(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XI, Sec. 1120, as added Pub. L. 90-
248, title II, Sec. 249, Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 919; amended Pub.
L. 93-608, Sec. 2(5), Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1971; Pub. L. 97-375,
title I, Sec. 107(a), Dec. 21, 1982, 96 Stat. 1820; Pub. L. 98-369,
div. B, title VI, Sec. 2663(j)(2)(D)(v), July 18, 1984, 98 Stat.
1170; Pub. L. 101-509, title V, Sec. 529 [title I, Sec. 112(c)],
Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1427, 1454.)
1990 - Pub. L. 101-509 substituted "Deputy Secretary of Health
and Human Services" for "Under Secretary of Health and Human
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
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
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1990 AMENDMENT; CONTINUED SERVICE BY INCUMBENTS
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, Sec. 112(e)] of Pub. L. 101-
509, set out as a note under section 3404 of Title 20, Education.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1984 AMENDMENT
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.