20 U.S. Code § 7117 - Programs for Native Hawaiians

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(a) General authority
From the funds made available pursuant to section 7111 (a)(1)(C) of this title to carry out this section, the Secretary shall make grants to or enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with organizations primarily serving and representing Native Hawaiians for the benefit of Native Hawaiians to plan, conduct, and administer programs, or portions thereof, that are authorized by and consistent with the provisions of this subpart.
(b) Definition of Native Hawaiian
For the purposes of this section, the term “Native Hawaiian” means any individual any of whose ancestors were natives, prior to 1778, of the area which now comprises the State of Hawaii.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–10, title IV, § 4117, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title IV, § 401,Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1750.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 7117,Pub. L. 89–10, title IV, § 4117, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3685, related to evaluation and reporting, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110. See section 7116 of this title.
A prior section 7118,Pub. L. 89–10, title IV, § 4118, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101,Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3685, related to programs for Native Hawaiians, and was omitted in the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110. See section 7117 of this title.

 

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