26 U.S. Code § 9511 - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund
There is established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the “Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund” (hereafter in this section referred to as the “PCORTF”), consisting of such amounts as may be appropriated or credited to such Trust Fund as provided in this section and section 9602(b).
In addition to the amounts appropriated under paragraph (1), there shall be credited to the PCORTF the amounts transferred under section 1183 of the Social Security Act.
Subject to paragraph (2), amounts in the PCORTF are available, without further appropriation, to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute established under section 1181(b) of the Social Security Act for carrying out part D of title XI of the Social Security Act (as in effect on the date of enactment of such Act).
The trustee of the PCORTF shall provide for the transfer from the PCORTF of 20 percent of the amounts appropriated or credited to the PCORTF for each of fiscal years 2011 through 2019 to the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out section 937 of the Public Health Service Act.
No amounts shall be available for expenditure from the PCORTF after September 30, 2019, and any amounts in such Trust Fund after such date shall be transferred to the general fund of the Treasury.
The Social Security Act, referred to in subsecs. (b)(2) and (d)(1), is act Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, 49 Stat. 620. Part D of title XI of the Act is classified generally to part D (§ 1320e et seq.) of subchapter XI of chapter 7 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. Sections 1181(b) and 1183 of the Act are classified to sections 1320e(b) and 1320e–2, respectively, of Title 42. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1305 of Title 42 and Tables.
The date of enactment of such Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(1), probably means the date of enactment of Pub. L. 111–148, which enacted part D of title XI of the Social Security Act and was approved Mar. 23, 2010.
Section 937 of the Public Health Service Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(2)(A), (C), is classified to section 299b–37 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare.
A prior section 9511, added Pub. L. 102–240, title VIII, § 8003(a), Dec. 18, 1991, 105 Stat. 2205; amended Pub. L. 105–130, § 9(c), Dec. 1, 1997, 111 Stat. 2561, related to National Recreational Trails Trust Fund, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–178, title IX, § 9011(a), June 9, 1998, 112 Stat. 508.