33 U.S. Code § 1126 - Sea grant colleges and sea grant institutes
Any institution, or association or alliance of two or more such institutions, designated as a sea grant college or awarded institutional program status by the Director prior to March 6, 1998, shall not have to reapply for designation as a sea grant college or sea grant institute, respectively, after March 6, 1998, if the Director determines that the institution, or association or alliance of institutions, meets the qualifications in subsection (a) of this section.
The Secretary may, for cause and after an opportunity for hearing, suspend or terminate any designation under subsection (a) of this section.
2014—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 113–188, which directed amendment of section 207 of the National Sea Grant Program Act by striking subsec. (e), was executed to this section, which is section 207 of the National Sea Grant College Program Act, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. Prior to amendment, subsec. (e) related to annual reports on progress made by colleges, universities, institutions, associations, and alliances to become designated under this section as sea grant colleges or sea grant institutes.
2008—Subsec. (a)(1)(F). Pub. L. 110–394, § 9(a)(4)(C)(ii), substituted “Board” for “panel”.
Subsec. (a)(2)(B), (3)(B). Pub. L. 110–394, § 7, substituted “extension services” for “advisory services”.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 110–394, § 9(a)(4)(C)(ii), substituted “Board” for “panel”.
2002—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 107–299 added subsec. (e).
1998—Pub. L. 105–160 amended section catchline and text generally. Prior to amendment text consisted of subsecs. (a) to (c) relating to authorization of the Secretary to designate sea grant college and sea grant regional consortia with certain prerequisites, requirement of regulations to prescribe qualifications and guidelines, and authorization of the Secretary to suspend or terminate any designation.
1987—Subsec. (a)(2)(A), (3)(A), (B). Pub. L. 100–220 substituted “ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources” for “ocean and coastal resources”.