38 U.S. Code § 1707 - Limitations

(a) Funds appropriated to carry out this chapter may not be used for purposes that are inconsistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997 (42 U.S.C. 14401 et seq.).
(b) The Secretary may furnish sensori-neural aids only in accordance with guidelines prescribed by the Secretary.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 105–12, § 9(i)(1),Apr. 30, 1997, 111 Stat. 27; amended Pub. L. 107–135, title II, § 208(a)(2), (f)(2),Jan. 23, 2002, 115 Stat. 2462, 2464; Pub. L. 107–330, title III, § 308(g)(5),Dec. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 2829.)
References in Text

The Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 105–12, Apr. 30, 1997, 111 Stat. 23, which is classified principally to chapter 138 (§ 14401 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 14401 of Title 42.
Amendments

2002—Pub. L. 107–135, § 208(f)(2), substituted “Limitations” for “Restriction on use of funds for assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing” as section catchline.
Pub. L. 107–135, § 208(a)(2), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–330inserted “(42 U.S.C. 14401 et seq.)” before period at end.
Effective Date

Section effective Apr. 30, 1997, and applicable to Federal payments made pursuant to obligations incurred after Apr. 30, 1997, for items and services provided on or after such date, subject to also being applicable with respect to contracts entered into, renewed, or extended after Apr. 30, 1997, as well as contracts entered into before Apr. 30, 1997, to the extent permitted under such contracts, see section 11 ofPub. L. 105–12, set out as a note under section 14401 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.

 

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