50a U.S. Code Rule - Entitlements to eligible individuals

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(a) In general
Subject to sections 104 (e) and 105(g) of this title [sections 1989b–3 (e) and 1989b–4 (g) of this Appendix] and except as provided in subsection (b), beginning on October 1, 1990, the payments to be made to any eligible individual under the provisions of this title [sections 1989b to 1989b–9 of this Appendix] shall be an entitlement.
(b) Payments from discretionary appropriations
(1) Payments
Any such payment made to an individual who is not of Japanese ancestry and who is an eligible individual on the basis of the amendment made by section 3 of the Civil Liberties Act Amendments of 1992 shall not be an entitlement and shall be made from discretionary appropriations.
(2) Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1993 and each subsequent fiscal year such sums as may be necessary for the payments from discretionary appropriations described in paragraph (1).
(c) Definitions
As used in this section—
(1) the term “discretionary appropriations” has the meaning given that term in section 250(c)(7) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (2 U.S.C. 900 (c)(7)); and
(2) the term “entitlement” means “spending authority” as defined in section 401(c)(2)(C) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 651 (c)(2)(C)).


(Pub. L. 100–383, title I, § 110, as added Pub. L. 101–162, title II, § 209(a),Nov. 21, 1989, 103 Stat. 1005; amended Pub. L. 102–371, § 7,Sept. 27, 1992, 106 Stat. 1168.)
References in Text

Section 3 of the Civil Liberties Act Amendments of 1992, referred to in subsec. (b)(1), is section 3 ofPub. L. 102–371, which amended paragraph (2) of section 1989b–7 of this Appendix.

1992—Pub. L. 102–371designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, inserted “and except as provided in subsection (b)” after “105(g) of this title”, struck out “As used in this section, the term ‘entitlement’ means ‘spending authority’ as defined in section 401(c)(2)(C) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974.” after “shall be an entitlement.”, and added subsecs. (b) and (c).

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