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38 U.S. Code § 3682 - Control by agencies of the United States

Except as provided in section 3674A of this title, no department, agency, or officer of the United States, in carrying out this chapter, shall exercise any supervision or control, whatsoever, over any State approving agency, or State educational agency, or any educational institution. Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent any department, agency, or officer of the United States from exercising any supervision or control which such department, agency, or officer is authorized by law to exercise over any Federal educational institution or to prevent the furnishing of education under this chapter or chapter 34 or 35 of this title in any institution over which supervision or control is exercised by such other department, agency, or officer under authority of law.

(Added Pub. L. 89–358, § 3(b), Mar. 3, 1966, 80 Stat. 21, § 1782; amended Pub. L. 92–540, title IV, § 403(9), Oct. 24, 1972, 86 Stat. 1090; Pub. L. 100–323, § 13(b)(6), May 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 574; renumbered § 3682 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), (c)(1), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406.)
Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1190, 1201, which was classified to former sections 1663 and 1763 of this title, prior to repeal by sections 4(a) and 3(a)(3) of Pub. L. 89–358, respectively.


1991—Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 1782 of this title as this section and substituted “3674A” for “1774A”.

1988—Pub. L. 100–323 substituted “Except as provided in section 1774A of this title, no” for “No”.

1972—Pub. L. 92–540 inserted “this chapter or” before “chapter 34 or 35”.