29 U.S. Code § 1902 - Continued operation of Center
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(a) Administration by Secretary of Education
The Secretary of Education shall continue to administer and support the Helen Keller National Center for Youths and Adults who are Deaf-Blind in the same manner as such Center was administered prior to February 22, 1984, to the extent such manner of administration is not inconsistent with any purpose described in subsection (b) of this section or any other requirement of this chapter.
(b) Purposes of Center
The purposes of the Center are to—
(1) provide specialized intensive services, or any other services, at the Center or anywhere else in the United States, which are necessary to encourage the maximum personal development of any individual who is deaf-blind;
(2) train family members of individuals who are deaf-blind at the Center or anywhere else in the United States, in order to assist family members in providing and obtaining appropriate services for the individual who is deaf-blind;
(3) train professionals and allied personnel at the Center or anywhere else in the United States to provide services to individuals who are deaf-blind; and
Source(Pub. L. 98–221, title II, § 203,Feb. 22, 1984, 98 Stat. 33; Pub. L. 102–569, title IX, §§ 902, 908,Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4482, 4485.)
References in Text
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this title”, meaning title II of Pub. L. 98–221, Feb. 22, 1984, 98 Stat. 32, which is classified generally to this chapter (§ 1901 et seq.). For complete classification of this title to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1901 of this title and Tables. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1984 Amendment note set out under section 701 of this title and Tables.
1992—Pub. L. 102–569, § 908(c)(2), amended section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–569, §§ 902(1)–(3), 908(c)(1), redesignated subsec. (b) as (a), substituted “Youths and Adults who are Deaf-Blind” for “Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults”, “prior to February 22, 1984” for “pursuant to section 313 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973”, and “subsection (b)” for “subsection (c)”, and struck out former subsec. (a) which repealed section 777c of this title.
Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 102–569, §§ 902(2), (4), 908 (a), (b), redesignatedsubsec. (c) as (b), substituted “individual who is deaf-blind” for “deaf-blind individual” in par. (1), added par. (2), redesignated former par. (2) as (3) and substituted “individuals who are deaf-blind” for “deaf-blind individuals”, and redesignated former par. (3) as (4). Former subsec. (b) redesignated (a).