In order to obtain the benefits of appropriations apportioned under section 49d of this title, a State shall, pursuant to State statute, accept the provisions of this chapter and, in accordance with such State statute, the Governor shall designate or authorize the creation of a State agency vested with all powers necessary to cooperate with the Secretary under this chapter.
[June 6, 1933, ch. 49, § 4], [48 Stat. 114]; [Pub. L. 105–220, title III, § 303], Aug. 7, 1998, [112 Stat. 1081].)