42 U.S. Code § 5702 - Promulgation of rules

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The Secretary of Health and Human Services (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as the “Secretary”) may issue such rules as the Secretary considers necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this subchapter.


(Pub. L. 93–415, title III, § 303,Sept. 7, 1974, 88 Stat. 1130; Pub. L. 98–473, title II, § 650,Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2122.)

1984—Pub. L. 98–473substituted “Health and Human Services” for “Health, Education, and Welfare” and “issue such rules as the Secretary” for “prescribe such rules as he”.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–473effective Oct. 12, 1984, see section 670(a) ofPub. L. 98–473, set out as a note under section 5601 of this title.

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