20 U.S. Code § 1067a - Purpose; authority
(a) Congressional declaration of purpose
(b) Grant authority
The Secretary shall, in accordance with the provisions of this subpart, carry out a program of making grants to institutions of higher education that are designed to effect long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase the participation of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, in scientific and technological careers.
Source(Pub. L. 89–329, title III, § 351, formerly title X, § 1021, as added Pub. L. 99–498, title X, § 1002,Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1561; amended Pub. L. 102–325, title X, § 1002(a),July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 780; renumbered title III, § 351,Pub. L. 105–244, title III, § 301(a)(5), (7),Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1636; Pub. L. 111–39, title III, § 301(5),July 1, 2009, 123 Stat. 1937.)
Section was formerly classified to section 1135b of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 105–244.
A prior section 351 ofPub. L. 89–329was renumbered section 391 and is classified to section 1068 of this title.
2009—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–39made technical amendment to reference in original act which appears in text as reference to section 3444 (a)(1) of this title.
1992—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–325inserted “, particularly minority women,” after “ethnic minorities”.
Effective Date of 2009 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 111–39effective as if enacted on the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–315(Aug. 14, 2008), see section 3 ofPub. L. 111–39, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment
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