United States Code

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§ 4238.
Compliance with Budget Act
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, the Secretary, with respect to—
(1)
the Fund established under section 4233 of this title,
(2)
the trust established under section 4235(b) of this title, and
(3)
the provisions of sections 4236 and 4237 of this title,
shall limit the total benefits conferred 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.
(Pub. L. 100–383, title II, § 208, Aug. 10, 1988, 102 Stat. 916.)
cite as: 50 USC 4238