42 U.S. Code § 285m - Purpose of Institute
The general purpose of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (hereafter referred to in this subpart as the “Institute”) is the conduct and support of research and training, the dissemination of health information, and other programs with respect to disorders of hearing and other communication processes, including diseases affecting hearing, balance, voice, speech, language, taste, and smell.
For short title of Pub. L. 100–553 which enacted this subpart and amended sections 281 and 285j of this title as the “National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Act of 1988”, see section 1 of Pub. L. 100–553, set out as a note under section 201 of this title.
Pub. L. 100–690, title II, § 2613(a)(2), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4238, which enacted provisions that were substantially identical to the transitional and savings provisions above, was repealed by section 2613(b)(3) of Pub. L. 100–690.