No authority under this subchapter to enter into contracts or to make payments shall be effective in any fiscal year except to such extent and in such amounts as are provided in advance in appropriations Acts. In any fiscal year, total benefits conferred by this subchapter shall be limited to an amount not in excess of the appropriations for such fiscal year. Any provision of this subchapter which, directly or indirectly, authorizes the enactment of new budget authority shall be effective only for fiscal year 1989 and thereafter.
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50 U.S. Code § 4219 - Compliance with Budget Act
(Pub. L. 100–383, title I, § 109, Aug. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 910.)
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The Budget Act, referred to in section catchline, probably means the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, titles I through IX of Pub. L. 93–344, July 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 297. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 621 of Title 2, The Congress, and Tables.
Section was formerly classified to section 1989b–8 of the former Appendix to this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.