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§ 1021.
Congressional declarations
Full opportunities for employment
Coordination of Federal policies and programs
Federal controls
Expansion of private employment
The Congress further declares that it is the purpose of the Full Employment and Balanced Growth Act of 1978 [15 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.] to maximize and place primary emphasis upon the expansion of private employment, and all programs and policies under such Act shall be in accord with such purpose. Toward this end, the effort to expand jobs to the full employment level shall be in this order of priority to the extent consistent with balanced growth—
expansion of conventional private jobs through improved use of general economic and structural policies, including measures to encourage private sector investment and capital formation;
expansion of private employment through Federal assistance in connection with the priority programs in such Act;
expansion of public employment other than through the provisions of section 206 of such Act [15 U.S.C. 3116]; and
when recommended by the President under section 206 of such Act [15 U.S.C. 3116] and subject to the limitations in such section, the creation of employment through the methods set forth in such section.
Trade deficits
Balanced Federal budget
Investment needs of private enterprise
Reliance on private sector
(Feb. 20, 1946, ch. 33, § 2, 60 Stat. 23; Pub. L. 95–523, title I, § 102, Oct. 27, 1978, 92 Stat. 1890.)
cite as: 15 USC 1021