United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Aug 14, 2020
Social Security Administration
There is hereby established, as an independent agency in the executive branch of the Government, a Social Security Administration (in this subchapter referred to as the “Administration”).
It shall be the duty of the Administration to administer the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program under subchapter II and the supplemental security income program under subchapter XVI.
cite as: 42 USC 901