42 U.S. Code § 15112 - Definitions

In this subchapter:
(1) Developmental disability
The term “developmental disability” has the meaning given the term in section 15002 of this title.
(2) Institution of higher education
The term “institution of higher education” has the meaning given the term in section 1141  [1] of title 20.
(3) Secretary
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

[1]  See References in Text note below.


(Pub. L. 106–402, title III, § 302,Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1734.)
References in Text

Section 1141 of title 20, referred to in par. (2), was repealed by Pub. L. 105–244, § 3, title I, § 101(b), title VII, § 702,Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1585, 1616, 1803, effective Oct. 1, 1998. However, the term “institution of higher education” is defined in section 1001 of Title 20, Education.

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