42 U.S. Code § 2756a - Additional funds to conduct community service work-study programs
(a) Community service-learning
Each institution participating under this part may use up to 10 percent of the funds made available under section 1096 (a) of title 20 and attributable to the amount of the institution’s expenditures under this part to conduct that institution’s program of community service-learning, including—
(2) assuring student access to educational resources, expertise, and supervision necessary to achieve community service objectives, and
(b) Off-campus community service
(1) Grants authorized
(2) Use of funds
In awarding grants under this subsection, the Secretary shall give priority to applications that support postsecondary students assisting with early childhood education activities and activities in preparation for emergencies and natural disasters.
Source(Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 447, as added Pub. L. 92–318, title I, § 135F,June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 271; amended Pub. L. 94–482, title I, § 128(d),Oct. 12, 1976, 90 Stat. 2143; Pub. L. 96–374, title IV, § 436, title XIII, § 1391(a)(1),Oct. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 1436, 1503; Pub. L. 99–498, title IV, § 403(a),Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1436; Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 446(a), (b),July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 567; Pub. L. 110–315, title IV, § 446,Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3260.)
References in Text
The National and Community Service Act of 1990, referred to in subsec. (a)(3), is Pub. L. 101–610, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3127, which is classified principally to chapter 129 (§ 12501 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 12501 of this title and Tables.
Provisions similar to this section were contained in section 2756b of this title prior to the general revision of this part by Pub. L. 99–498.
2008—Pub. L. 110–315redesignated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).
1992—Pub. L. 102–325amended section catchline generally, struck out subsecs. (a) and (b) which related to purpose and definitions, respectively, struck out subsec. (c) designation and heading before “Each institution participating”, substituted “up to 10 percent of the funds made available under section 1096 (a) of title 20 and attributable to the amount of the institution’s expenditures under this part” for “funds made available under the last sentence of section 1096 (a) of title 20”, and inserted “, and programs assisted under the National and Community Service Act of 1990” after “nonprofit agencies”.
1986—Pub. L. 99–498amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to work-study for community service-learning on behalf of low-income individuals and families for provisions relating to job location and development programs and agreements with eligible institutions. See section 2756 of this title.
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–374, §§ 436, 1391 (a)(1), substituted “$25,000” for “$15,000” and “Secretary” for “Commissioner”.
Subsec. (b)(7). Pub. L. 96–374, § 1391(a)(1), substituted “Secretary” for “Commissioner”.
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–482substituted provisions authorizing agreements for job location and development programs by Commissioner, for provisions setting forth statement of purpose of community service learning programs.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–482substituted provisions setting forth requirements for agreements for job location and development programs, for provisions authorizing appropriations for community service learning programs.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 94–482struck out subsec. (c) which authorized agreements by the Commissioner for grants for community service learning programs.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 94–482struck out subsec. (d) which set forth requirements for agreements for grants for community service learning programs.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 94–482struck out subsec. (e) which defined “community service”.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 102–325effective Oct. 1, 1992, see section 2 ofPub. L. 102–325, set out as a note under section 1001 of Title 20, Education.
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment
Section applicable to periods of enrollment beginning on or after July 1, 1987, see section 403(b)(2) ofPub. L. 99–498, set out as a note under section 2753 of this title.
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 94–482effective 30 days after Oct. 12, 1976, except either as specifically otherwise provided or, if not so specifically otherwise provided, effective July 1, 1976, for those amendments providing for authorization of appropriations, see section 532 ofPub. L. 94–482, set out as a note under section 1001 of Title 20, Education.
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