42 U.S. Code § 300b–2 - Voluntary participation by individuals

The participation by any individual in any program or portion thereof under this part shall be wholly voluntary and shall not be a prerequisite to eligibility for or receipt of any other service or assistance from, or to participation in, any other program.


(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XI, § 1103, as added Pub. L. 94–278, title IV, § 403(a),Apr. 22, 1976, 90 Stat. 408.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 300b–2, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XI, § 1103, as added May 16, 1972, Pub. L. 92–294, § 3(c), 86 Stat. 138; amended Aug. 29, 1972, Pub. L. 92–414, § 4(3), 86 Stat. 652, was identical to this section, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–278, title IV, § 403(a),Apr. 22, 1976, 90 Stat. 407.

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