29 U.S. Code § 49c - Acceptance by States; creation of State agencies
In order to obtain the benefits of appropriations apportioned under section 49d of this title, a State shall, pursuant to State statute, accept the provisions of this chapter and, in accordance with such State statute, the Governor shall designate or authorize the creation of a State agency vested with all powers necessary to cooperate with the Secretary under this chapter.
1998—Pub. L. 105–220 substituted “, pursuant to State statute,” for “, through its legislature,”, inserted “, in accordance with such State statute, the Governor shall” after “the provisions of this chapter and”, and substituted “Secretary” for “United States Employment Service”.
Act July 26, 1946, ch. 672, title I, 60 Stat. 684, provided in part: