entitlement authority

(9) The term “entitlement authority” means— (A) the authority to make payments (including loans and grants), the budget authority for which is not provided for in advance by appropriation Acts, to any person or government if, under the provisions of the law containing that authority, the United States is obligated to make such payments to persons or governments who meet the requirements established by that law; and (B) the food stamp program.


2 USC § 622(9)

Scoping language

None identified, default scope is assumed to be the parent (chapter 17A) of this section.
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