20 U.S. Code § 4301 - Continuation of Gallaudet College as Gallaudet University
The Gallaudet College created by an Act entitled “An Act to amend the charter of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf, change its name, define its corporate powers, and provide for its organization and administration, and for other purposes”, approved June 18, 1954, is continued as a body corporate under the name of Gallaudet University. On and after August 4, 1986, Gallaudet College shall be known as Gallaudet University and have perpetual succession and shall have the powers and be subject to the limitations contained in this chapter.
The purpose of Gallaudet University shall be to provide education and training to individuals who are deaf and otherwise to further the education of individuals who are deaf.
An Act to amend the charter of the Columbia Institution for the Deaf, change its name, define its corporate powers, and provide for its organization and administration, and for other purposes, referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 18, 1954, ch. 324, 68 Stat. 265, as amended, which was classified generally to subchapter I (§ 691 et seq.) of chapter 20B of this title, and was repealed by Pub. L. 99–371, title IV, § 410(a), Aug. 4, 1986, 100 Stat. 794.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 99–371, Aug. 4, 1986, 100 Stat. 781, known as the Education of the Deaf Act of 1986, which is classified generally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note below and Tables.
1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–73 inserted comma after “Hereafter” in original, which for purposes of codification had been translated as “On or after August 4, 1986,”, requiring no change in text.
1992—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–421 substituted “individuals who are deaf” for “deaf individuals” after “training to” and for “the deaf” after “education of”.
Section 161 of title I of Pub. L. 102–421 provided that: