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|Public Law 90-575||Higher Education Amendments of 1968.|
|Public Law 90-575||1052|
|Public Law 90-575||1058|
|Sec. 351||20 U. S. C. 588.|
|Sec. 351||20 U. S. C. 442, 482; Ante, p. 1054.|
|Sec. 351||Effective date.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act, with the following table of contents, may be cited as the "Higher Education Amendments of 1968".
(a) Section 1008 of the National Defense Education Act of 1958 is amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 1008. The amounts reserved by the Commissioner under sections 302, 312, and 502 shall, in accordance therewith, be allotted among—
"(A) Puerto Rico, the Canal Zone, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands according to their respective needs for the type of assistance furnished under the part or title in which the section appears, and
"(B) in the case of amounts so reserved under sections 302 and 502, (i) the Secretary of the Interior, according to the need for such assistance in order to effectuate the purposes of such part or title in schools operated for Indian children by the Department of the Interior, and (ii) the Secretary of Defense according to the need for such assistance in order to effectuate the purposes of such part or title in the overseas dependents schools of the Department of Defense. The terms upon which payments for such purpose shall be made to the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Defense shall be determined pursuant to such criteria as the Commissioner determines will best carry out the purposes of this title."
(b) Sections 302 (a) (1) and 502 (a) of such Act are each amended by striking out "2 per centum thereof, as he may determine for allotment as provided in section 1008" and inserting in lieu thereof "3 per centum thereof, as he may determine for allotment as provided in section 1008 (A), and such amount, not in excess of 1 per centum thereof, as he may determine for allotment as provided in section 1008
(d) The amendments made by this section shall be effective with respect to fiscal years ending June 30, 1968.
Approved, October 16, 1968.