20 U.S. Code § 9225 - Programs for corrections education and other institutionalized individuals
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(a) Program authorized
(b) Uses of funds
The funds described in subsection (a) of this section shall be used for the cost of educational programs for criminal offenders in correctional institutions and for other institutionalized individuals, including academic programs for—
Each eligible agency that is using assistance provided under this section to carry out a program for criminal offenders in a correctional institution shall give priority to serving individuals who are likely to leave the correctional institution within 5 years of participation in the program.
(1) Criminal offender
The term “criminal offender” means any individual who is charged with or convicted of any criminal offense.
(2) Correctional institution
The term “correctional institution” means any—
Source(Pub. L. 105–220, title II, § 225,Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1069; Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(f) [title VIII, § 404(d)], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–337, 2681–417.)
Provisions similar to this section were contained in section 1204 of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–220.
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(f) [title VIII, § 404(d)(1)], substituted “and education” for “or education”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–277, § 101(f) [title VIII, § 404(d)(2)], substituted “within” for “with” before “5 years”.
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