20 U.S. Code § 1128a - American overseas research centers
(a) Centers authorized
The Secretary is authorized to make grants to and enter into contracts with any American overseas research center that is a consortium of institutions of higher education (hereafter in this section referred to as a “center”) to enable such center to promote postgraduate research, exchanges and area studies.
(b) Use of grants
Grants made and contracts entered into pursuant to this section may be used to pay all or a portion of the cost of establishing or operating a center or program, including—
The Secretary shall only award grants to and enter into contracts with centers under this section that—
(d) Development grants
The Secretary is authorized to make grants for the establishment of new centers. The grants may be used to fund activities that, within 1 year, will result in the creation of a center described in subsection (c) of this section.
Source(Pub. L. 89–329, title VI, § 609, as added Pub. L. 105–244, title VI, § 601,Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1782; amended Pub. L. 110–315, title VI, § 608,Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3338.)
A prior section 609 ofPub. L. 89–329was classified to section 1126 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this part by Pub. L. 105–244.
Another prior section 609 ofPub. L. 89–329, title VI, Nov. 8, 1965, 79 Stat. 1266; Pub. L. 92–318, title I, § 131(d)(2)(D),June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 260, prohibited equipment grants for sectarian instruction or religious worship and was classified to section 1129 of this title, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 96–374.
2008—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 110–315added subsec. (e).