20 U.S. Code § 4424. Compliance with other Acts

(a) In generalThe Institute shall comply with the provisions of—
the Archeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 (16 U.S.C. 470aa et seq.), and
division A of subtitle III of title 54.
(b) Criminal laws

All Federal criminal laws relating to larceny, embezzlement, or conversion of the funds or the property of the United States shall apply to the funds and property of the Institute.

(c) Other Federal assistance
Funds received by the institute[1] pursuant to this chapter [2] shall not be regarded as Federal money for purposes of meeting any matching requirements for any Federal grant, contract or cooperative agreement.
The Institute shall not be subject to any provision of law requiring that non-Federal funds or other moneys be used in part to fund any grant, contract, cooperative agreement, or project as a condition to the application for, or receipt of, Federal assistance. This subsection shall not be construed to effect [3] in a negative fashion the review, prioritization, or acceptance of any application or proposal for such a program, solicited or unsolicited.
References in Text

Public Law 95–341, popularly known as the American Indian Religious Freedom Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(1), is Pub. L. 95–341, Aug. 11, 1978, 92 Stat. 469, as amended, which is classified to sections 1996 and 1996a of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1996 of Title 42 and Tables.

The Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979, referred to in subsec. (a)(2), is Pub. L. 96–95, Oct. 31, 1979, 93 Stat. 721, which is classified generally to chapter 1B (§ 470aa et seq.) of Title 16, Conservation. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 470aa of Title 16 and Tables.

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (c)(1), was in the original “this Act” and was translated as reading “this title”, meaning title XV of Pub. L. 99–498 to reflect the probable intent of Congress.


2014—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 113–287 substituted “division A of subtitle III of title 54” for “the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.)”.

1992—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–325 designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).

1990—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–644 added subsec. (c).

Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 102–325 effective Oct. 1, 1992, see section 2 of Pub. L. 102–325, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.

[1]  So in original. Probably should be capitalized.

[2]  See References in Text note below.

[3]  So in original. Probably should be “affect”.