7 U.S. Code § 7601 - Definitions

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In this Act:
(1) 1862 Institution
The term “1862 Institution” means a college or university eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (12 Stat. 503, chapter 130; 7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.).
(2) 1890 Institution
The term “1890 Institution” means a college or university eligible to receive funds under the Act of August 30, 1890 (26 Stat. 419, chapter 841; 7 U.S.C. 321 et seq.), including Tuskegee University.
(3) 1994 Institution
The term “1994 Institution” means 1 of the 1994 Institutions (as defined in section 532 of the Equity in Educational Land-Grant Status Act of 1994 (Public Law 103–382; 7 U.S.C. 301 note)) (as amended by section 251 (a)).
(4) Advisory Board
The term “Advisory Board” means the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics Advisory Board established under section 3123 of this title.
(5) Department
The term “Department” means the Department of Agriculture.
(6) Hispanic-serving agricultural colleges and universities
The term “Hispanic-serving agricultural colleges and universities” has the meaning given the term in section 3103 of this title.
(7) Secretary
The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Agriculture.

Source

(Pub. L. 105–185, § 2,June 23, 1998, 112 Stat. 525; Pub. L. 110–234, title VII, § 7129(c)(1),May 22, 2008, 122 Stat. 1226; Pub. L. 110–246, § 4(a), title VII, § 7129(c)(1),June 18, 2008, 122 Stat. 1664, 1988.)
References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 105–185, June 23, 1998, 112 Stat. 523, as amended, known as the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.
Act of July 2, 1862, referred to in par. (1), is act July 2, 1862, ch. 130, 12 Stat. 503, popularly known as the “Morrill Act” and also as the “First Morrill Act”, which is classified generally to subchapter I (§ 301 et seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 301 of this title and Tables.
Act of August 30, 1890, referred to in par. (2), is act Aug. 30, 1890, ch. 841, 26 Stat. 417, as amended, popularly known as the Agricultural College Act of 1890 and also as the Second Morrill Act, which is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 321 et seq.) of chapter 13 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 321 of this title and Tables.
Section 251 (a), referred to in par. (3), is section 251(a) ofPub. L. 105–185.
Codification

Pub. L. 110–234and Pub. L. 110–246made identical amendments to this section. The amendments by Pub. L. 110–234were repealed by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 110–246.
Amendments

2008—Pars. (6), (7). Pub. L. 110–246, § 7129(c)(1), added par. (6) and redesignated former par. (6) as (7).
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment of this section and repeal of Pub. L. 110–234by Pub. L. 110–246effective May 22, 2008, the date of enactment of Pub. L. 110–234, see section 4 ofPub. L. 110–246, set out as an Effective Date note under section 8701 of this title.
Short Title

Pub. L. 105–185, § 1(a),June 23, 1998, 112 Stat. 523, provided that: “This Act [see Tables for classification] may be cited as the ‘Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998’.”

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