For the purpose of establishing a national program to provide supplemental security income to individuals who have attained age 65 or are blind or disabled, there are authorized to be appropriated sums sufficient to carry out this subchapter.
Cite as 42 U.S.C. § 1381 Source: Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XVI, §1601, as added Pub. L. 92-603, title III, §301, Oct. 30, 1972, 86 Stat. 1465. Notes from the Office of Law Revision Counsel current through 3/5/2018 PRIOR PROVISIONS
A prior section 1381, act Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XVI, §1601, as added July 25, 1962,
Pub. L. , title I, §141(a), 76 Stat. 197, authorized appropriations for grants to States for aid to aged, blind, or disabled, and for medical assistance for aged, prior to the general amendment of title XVI of the Social Security Act by 87-543 Pub. L. , §301, but is set out as a note below in view of its continued applicability to Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. 92-603 EFFECTIVE DATE
Pub. L. 92-603, title III, §301, Oct. 30, 1972, 86 Stat. 1465, provided that this section is effective Jan. 1, 1974.
CONTINUATION OF FEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION IN EXPERIMENTAL, PILOT, OR DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS APPROVED BEFORE OCTOBER 1973, FOR PERIOD ON-AND-AFTER DECEMBER 31, 1973, WITHOUT DENIAL OR REDUCTION ON ACCOUNT OF SUBCHAPTER XVI PROVISIONS; WAIVER OF SUBCHAPTER XVI RESTRICTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS; FEDERAL PAYMENTS OF NON-FEDERAL SHARE AS SUPPLEMENTARY PAYMENTS
Subchapter provisions without effect on Federal Financial Participation in Experimental, Pilot or Demonstration Projects approved before Oct. 1, 1973, for period on-and-after Dec. 31, 1973, see section 11 of Pub. L. 93-233, Dec. 31, 1973, 87 Stat. 958, set out as a note under section 1315 of this title.
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.
PUERTO RICO, GUAM, AND VIRGIN ISLANDS
Enactment of section 1601 of the Social Security Act by
Pub. L. eff. Jan. 1, 1974 ( 92-603 42 U.S.C. ), was not applicable to Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. See section 303(b) of 1381 Pub. L. set out as a note under section 301 of this title. Therefore, as to Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands, section 1601 of the Social Security Act as it existed prior to reenactment by 92-603 Pub. L. (former 92-603 42 U.S.C. ), and as amended, continues to apply and reads as follows: 1381