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Chapter 1124
September 30, 1950 [H.R. 7940] |  [Public Law 874] 64 Stat. 1100

To provide financial assistance for local educational agencies in areas affected by Federal activities, and for other purposes.
Section 1 | 9

Margin Notes
Sec. 1 Educational agencies affected by Federal activities.
Sec. 1 1101
Sec. 9 1108
Sec. 9 63 Stat. 576.
12 U.S.C., Sup. III, § 1748d.
Sec. 9 48 Stat. 200; 49 Stat. 115; 50 Stat. 888; 54 Stat. 676.
40 U.S.C. § 401 et seq.; 42 U.S.C. § 1430; Sup III, § 1401 et seq.; 50 U.S.C. app. § 1151 et seq.
Sec. 9 1109

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,



In recognition of the responsibility of the United States for the impact which certain Federal activities have on the local educational agencies in the areas in which such activities are carried

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on, the Congress hereby declares it to be the policy of the United States to provide financial assistance (as set forth in the following sections of this Act) for those local educational agencies upon which the United States has placed financial burdens by reason of the fact that—

(1) the revenues available to such agencies from local sources have been reduced as the result of the acquisition of real property by the United States; or

(2) such agencies provide education for children residing on Federal property; or

(3) such agencies provide education for children whose parents are employed on Federal property; or

(4) there has been a sudden and substantial increase in school attendance as the result of Federal activities.


SEC. 9.

For the purposes of this Act—

(1) The term "Federal property" means real property which is owned by the United States or is leased by the United States, and which is not subject to taxation by any State or any political subdivision of a State or by the District of Columbia. Such term includes real property leased from the Secretary of the Army, Navy, or Air Force under section 805 of the National Housing Act, as amended, for the purpose of title VIII of such Act. Such term also includes real property held in trust by the United States for individual Indians or Indian tribes, and real property held by individual Indians or Indian tribes which is subject to restrictions on alienation imposed by the United States. Such term does not include (A) any real property used by the United States primarily for the provision of services to the local area in which such property is situated, (B) any real property used for a labor supply center, labor home, or labor camp for migratory farm workers, or (C) any low-rent housing project held under title II of the National Industrial Recovery Act, the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, the United States Housing Act of 1937, the Act of June 28, 1940 (Public Law 671 of the Seventy-sixth Congress), or any law amendatory of or supplementary to any of such Acts.

(2) The term "child" means any child who is within the age limits for which the applicable State provides free public education. Such term does not include any child who is a member, or the dependent of a member, of any Indian tribal organization, recognized as such under the laws of the United States relating to Indian affairs, and who is eligible for educational services provided pursuant to a capital grant by the United States, or under the supervision of, or pursuant to a contract or other arrangement with, the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Approved, September 30, 1950.

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