It is the purpose of sections
640c–3 of this title to assist the Navajo Nation in providing education to the members of the tribe and other qualified applicants through a community college, established by that tribe, known as Dine College.
Section was not enacted as part of act Apr. 19, 1950, ch. 92, 64 Stat. 44, which comprises this subchapter.
2008—Pub. L. 110–315substituted “Navajo Nation” for “Navajo Tribe of Indians” and “Dine College” for “the Navajo Community College”.
Short Title of 2008 Amendment
Pub. L. 110–315, title IX, § 945,Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3468, provided that: “This subpart [subpart 2 (§§ 945,
946) of part E of title IX of Pub. L. 110–315, amending this section and sections
640c–3 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Navajo Nation Higher Education Act of 2008’.”
Short Title of 1978 Amendment
Pub. L. 95–471, title II, § 201,Oct. 17, 1978, 92 Stat. 1329, provided that: “This title [enacting section
640c–1 of this title, amending section
640c of this title and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section and section
640c–1 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Navajo Community College Assistance Act of 1978’.”
Section 1 ofPub. L. 92–189provided: “That this Act [sections
640c–3 of this title] may be cited as the ‘Navajo Community College Act’.”
Expansion of Navajo Community College
Pub. L. 95–471, title II, § 202,Oct. 17, 1978, 92 Stat. 1329, provided that: “The Congress after careful study and deliberation, finds that—
“(1) the Navajo Tribe constitutes the largest American Indian tribe in the United States;
“(2) the Navajo Tribe has, through its duly constituted tribal council and representatives, established a community college within the boundaries of the reservation;
“(3) the population of the Navajo Tribe and the best area of the Navajo reservation requires that the Navajo Community College expand to better serve the needs of such population; and
“(4) the Congress has already recognized the need for this institution by the passage of the Navajo Community College Act [sections
640c–3 of this title].”
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