20 U.S. Code § 1130 - Findings and purposes
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The Congress finds that—
(1) the future economic welfare of the United States will depend substantially on increasing international skills in the business and educational community and creating an awareness among the American public of the internationalization of our economy;
(2) concerted efforts are necessary to engage business schools, language and area study programs, professional international affairs education programs, public and private sector organizations, and United States business in a mutually productive relationship which benefits the Nation’s future economic interests;
(3) few linkages presently exist between the manpower and information needs of United States business and the international education, language training and research capacities of institutions of higher education in the United States, and public and private organizations; and
It is the purpose of this part—
(1) to enhance the broad objective of this chapter and part C of subchapter I of chapter 34 of title 42 by increasing and promoting the Nation’s capacity for international understanding and economic enterprise through the provision of suitable international education and training for business personnel in various stages of professional development; and
Source(Pub. L. 89–329, title VI, § 611, as added Pub. L. 96–374, title VI, § 601(a),Oct. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 1467; amended Pub. L. 99–498, title VI, § 610,Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1519; Pub. L. 102–325, title VI, § 601,July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 728; Pub. L. 105–244, title VI, § 602(a),Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1783.)
1998—Pub. L. 105–244amended section catchline generally.
1992—Pub. L. 102–325amended section generally, inserting subsec. headings and reenacting text without substantial change.
1986—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 99–498inserted “and educational” after “skills in the business”.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–244effective Oct. 1, 1998, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 105–244, see section 3 ofPub. L. 105–244, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment