42 U.S. Code § 3031 - Purposes

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The purposes of this subchapter are—
(1) to expand the Nation’s knowledge and understanding of the older population and the aging process;
(2) to design, test, and promote the use of innovative ideas and best practices in programs and services for older individuals;
(3) to help meet the needs for trained personnel in the field of aging; and
(4) to increase awareness of citizens of all ages of the need to assume personal responsibility for their own longevity.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–73, title IV, § 401, as added Pub. L. 106–501, title IV, § 401,Nov. 13, 2000, 114 Stat. 2257.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 3031,Pub. L. 89–73, title IV, § 411, as added Pub. L. 97–115, § 11(a),Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1601; amended Pub. L. 98–459, title IV, § 403,Oct. 9, 1984, 98 Stat. 1781; Pub. L. 100–175, title I, §§ 105(e)(1), 134 (c)(3), 156(a),Nov. 29, 1987, 101 Stat. 930, 941, 954; Pub. L. 100–628, title VII, § 705(7),Nov. 7, 1988, 102 Stat. 3247; Pub. L. 102–375, title I, § 102(b)(1)(A), (10)(A), (H), title IV, § 404,Sept. 30, 1992, 106 Stat. 1200, 1202, 1244; Pub. L. 103–171, §§ 2(15), 3 (a)(13),Dec. 2, 1993, 107 Stat. 1989, 1990, related to purposes and requirements of grants and contracts, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 106–501.
Another prior section 3031,Pub. L. 89–73, title IV, § 401, as added Pub. L. 93–29, title IV, § 401,May 3, 1973, 87 Stat. 45; amended Pub. L. 95–478, title I, § 104(a)(1),Oct. 18, 1973, 92 Stat. 1537, related to Congressional statement of purpose in developing and implementing a national manpower policy for the field of aging, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 97–115.
Another prior section 3031,Pub. L. 89–73, title IV, § 401,July 14, 1965, 79 Stat. 224; Pub. L. 90–42, § 5(b),July 1, 1967, 81 Stat. 107; Pub. L. 91–69, § 7,Sept. 17, 1969, 83 Stat. 111, related to description of activities, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 93–29, title IV, § 401,May 3, 1973, 87 Stat. 45.
A prior section 401 ofPub. L. 89–73was classified to section 3030aa of this title, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 106–501.

 

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