20 U.S. Code § 1099a - State responsibilities

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(a) State responsibilities
As part of the integrity program authorized by this part, each State, through one State agency or several State agencies selected by the State, shall—
(1) furnish the Secretary, upon request, information with respect to the process for licensing or other authorization for institutions of higher education to operate within the State;
(2) notify the Secretary promptly whenever the State revokes a license or other authority to operate an institution of higher education; and
(3) notify the Secretary promptly whenever the State has credible evidence that an institution of higher education within the State—
(A) has committed fraud in the administration of the student assistance programs authorized by this subchapter and part C of subchapter I of chapter 34 of title 42; or
(B) has substantially violated a provision of this subchapter and part C of subchapter I of chapter 34 of title 42.
(b) Institutional responsibility
Each institution of higher education shall provide evidence to the Secretary that the institution has authority to operate within a State at the time the institution is certified under subpart 3 of this part.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 495, as added Pub. L. 105–244, title IV, § 491(2),Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1758.)
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 1099a to 1099a–3 were omitted in the general amendment of this subpart by Pub. L. 105–244.
Section 1099a,Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 494, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 499,July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 635, authorized State postsecondary review program.
Section 1099a–1,Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 494A, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 499,July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 635, related to State postsecondary review entity agreements.
Section 1099a–2,Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 494B, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 499,July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 637, related to Federal reimbursement of State postsecondary review costs.
Section 1099a–3,Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 494C, as added Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 499,July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 637; amended Pub. L. 103–208, § 2(i)(1), (2),Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2478, related to functions of State review entities.

 

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