SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Sec. 701. [42 U.S.C. 901] (a) There is hereby established, as an independent agency in the executive branch of the Government, a Social Security Administration (in this title referred to as the “Administration”).
(b) It shall be the duty of the Administration to administer the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program under title II and the supplemental security income program under title XVI.