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42 U.S. Code § 405a - Regulations pertaining to frequency or due dates of payments and reports under voluntary agreements covering State and local employees; effective date

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no regulation and no modification of any regulation, promulgated by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, after January 2, 1976, shall become effective prior to the end of the eighteen-month period which begins with the first day of the first calendar month which begins after the date on which such regulation or modification of a regulation is published in the Federal Register, if and insofar as such regulation or modification of a regulation pertains, directly or indirectly, to the frequency or due dates for payments and reports required under section 418(e)[1] of this title.

[1]  See References in Text note below.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

Subsec. (e) of section 418 of this title, referred to in text, which related to payments and reports by States, was repealed, and subsec. (f) of section 418 of this title was redesignated as subsec. (e), by Pub. L. 99–509, title IX, § 9002(c)(1), Oct. 21, 1986, 100 Stat. 1971.


Section was not enacted as part of the Social Security Act which comprises this chapter.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Change of Name

Secretary of Health and Human Services” substituted in text for “Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare” pursuant to section 509(b) of Pub. L. 96–88, which is classified to section 3508(b) of Title 20, Education.

Time for Making Social Security Contributions With Respect to Covered State and Local Employees

Pub. L. 96–265, title V, § 503(c), June 9, 1980, 94 Stat. 471, provided that:

“The provisions of section 7 of Public Law 94–202 [42 U.S.C. 405a] shall not be applicable to any regulation which becomes effective on or after July 1, 1980, and which is designed to carry out the purposes of subsection (a) of this section [amending section 418 of this title].”