25 U.S. Code § 640c - Study of facilities needs

§ 640c.
Study of facilities needs
(a) Contents; report to Congress

The Secretary shall conduct a detailed survey and study of the academic facilities needs of Dine [1] College, and shall report to the Congress not later than October 31, 2010, the results of such survey and study. Such report shall include any recommendations or views submitted by the governing body of such College and by the governing body of the Navajo Nation, and shall include detailed recommendations by the Secretary as to the number, type, and cost of academic facilities which are required, ranking each such required facility by relative need.

(b) Funding

Funds to carry out the purposes of this section may be drawn from general administrative appropriations to the Secretary made after October 1, 2007.

(c) Inventory

No later than March 1991, an inventory prepared by Diné College identifying repairs, alterations, and renovations to facilities required to meet health and safety standards shall be submitted to the Secretary and appropriate committees of Congress. Within 60 days following the receipt of such inventory, the Secretary shall review the inventory, evaluating the needs identified, and transmit the written comments of the Department of the Interior to the appropriate committees of Congress, together with the Department’s evaluation prepared by the health and safety division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

(Pub. L. 92–189, § 4, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 646; Pub. L. 95–471, title II, § 203(a), Oct. 17, 1978, 92 Stat. 1330; Pub. L. 101–477, § 2(b), Oct. 30, 1990, 104 Stat. 1153; Pub. L. 110–315, title IX, § 946(c), Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3468.)

[1]  So in original. Probably should be “Diné”.

Section was not enacted as part of act Apr. 19, 1950, ch. 92, 64 Stat. 44, which comprises this subchapter.


2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–315, § 946(c)(1)(B), which directed substitution of “Navajo Nation” for “Navajo Tribe” in second sentence, was executed by making the substitution for “Navajo tribe”, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.

Pub. L. 110–315, § 946(c)(1)(A), in first sentence, substituted “Dine College” for “the Navajo Community College” and “October 31, 2010” for “August 1, 1979”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–315, § 946(c)(2), substituted “October 1, 2007” for “October 17, 1978”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 110–315, § 946(c)(3), substituted “Diné College” for “the Navajo Community College” in first sentence.

1990—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–477 added subsec. (c).

1978—Pub. L. 95–471 substituted provisions relating to a detailed survey, study, and report and funding for this section for provisions authorizing appropriations for grants under sections 640a to 640c of this title.


The definitions in section 1801 of this title apply to this section.


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