50a U.S. Code Rule - Compliance with Budget Act

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No authority under this title [sections 1989c to 1989c–8 of this Appendix] 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, the Secretary, with respect to—
(1) the Fund established under section 203 [section 1989c–2 of this Appendix],
(2) the trust established under section 205 (b) [section 1989c–4 (b) of this Appendix], and
(3) the provisions of sections 206 and 207 [sections 1989c–5 and 1989c–6 of this Appendix],
shall limit the total benefits conferred to an amount not in excess of the appropriations for such fiscal year. Any provision of this title which, directly or indirectly, authorizes the enactment of new budget authority shall be effective only for fiscal year 1989 and thereafter.


(Pub. L. 100–383, title II, § 208,Aug. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 916.)
References in Text

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, as amended. 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.


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