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42 U.S. Code § 12522 - Definitions

In this part:
(1) State

The term “State” means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

(2) State educational agencyThe term “State educational agency” means—
for a State in which a State educational agency described in subparagraph (A) has designated a statewide entity under section 12523(e)[1] of this title, that designated statewide entity.

[1]  See References in Text note below.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

Section 12523(e) of this title, referred to in par. (2)(B), probably should be a reference to section 12523(d) of this title, which relates to designation of a statewide entity to carry out the functions of the State educational agency. Section 12523(e) relates to consultation of the Corporation with the Secretary of Education.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 12522, Pub. L. 101–610, title I, § 111A, as added Pub. L. 103–82, title I, § 103(a)(2), Sept. 21, 1993, 107 Stat. 827, granted the Corporation authority to assist local applicants in nonparticipating States, prior to the general amendment of this part by Pub. L. 111–13.

Another prior section 12522, Pub. L. 101–610, title I, § 112, Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3133; Pub. L. 102–10, § 4(3), Mar. 12, 1991, 105 Stat. 30; Pub. L. 102–384, § 4, Oct. 5, 1992, 106 Stat. 1455, related to allotments, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–82, § 103(a)(2).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 2009, see section 6101(a) of Pub. L. 111–13, set out as an Effective Date of 2009 Amendment note under section 4950 of this title.