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42 U.S. Code § 1383d - Outreach program for children

(a) Establishment

The Commissioner of Social Security shall establish and conduct an ongoing program of outreach to children who are potentially eligible for benefits under this subchapter by reason of disability or blindness.

(b) RequirementsUnder this program, the Commissioner of Social Security shall—
aim outreach efforts at populations for whom such efforts would be most effective; and
work in cooperation with other Federal, State, and private agencies, and nonprofit organizations, which serve blind or disabled individuals and have knowledge of potential recipients of supplemental security income benefits, and with agencies and organizations (including school systems and public and private social service agencies) which focus on the needs of children.
(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XVI, § 1635, as added Pub. L. 101–239, title VIII, § 8008(a), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2463; amended Pub. L. 103–296, title I, § 107(a)(4), Aug. 15, 1994, 108 Stat. 1478.)
Editorial Notes

1994—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 103–296 substituted “Commissioner of Social Security” for “Secretary”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–296 effective Mar. 31, 1995, see section 110(a) of Pub. L. 103–296, set out as a note under section 401 of this title.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 101–239, title VIII, § 8008(b), Dec. 19, 1989, 103 Stat. 2463, provided that:

“The amendment made by subsection (a) [enacting this section] shall take effect 3 months after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 19, 1989].”
Application to Northern Mariana Islands

For applicability of this section to the Northern Mariana Islands, see section 502(a)(1) of the Covenant to Establish a Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands in Political Union with the United States of America and Proc. No. 4534, Oct. 24, 1977, 42 F.R. 6593, set out as notes under section 1801 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.