H.R. 3510 (103rd): To eliminate segregationist language from the Second Morrill Act.

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Nov 15, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 3510 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3510

To eliminate segregationist language from the Second Morrill Act.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 15, 1993

Mr. WASHINGTON introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Agriculture


A BILL

To eliminate segregationist language from the Second Morrill Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. ELIMINATION OF SEGREGATIONIST LANGUAGE IN SECOND MORRILL ACT.

    (a) FIRST SECTION- The first section of the Act of August 30, 1890 (7 U.S.C. 322, 323) (commonly known as the Second Morrill Act), is amended by striking the two provisos and inserting the following: ‘Provided, That if any State or Territory has more than one college which is entitled to receive funds under this Act or the Act of July 2, 1862, then no funds shall be paid out under this Act or the Act of July 2, 1862, to such State or Territory unless the funds to be paid out are equitably divided among such colleges, as proposed by the legislature of such State or Territory and approved by the Secretary of Agriculture.’.

    (b) SECOND SECTION- Section 2 of that Act (7 U.S.C. 324) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘, or the institution for colored students’, and

      (2) by striking ‘or other institutions’.

    (c) THIRD SECTION- Section 3 of that Act (7 U.S.C. 325) is amended by striking ‘, or of institutions for colored students’.

    (d) FOURTH SECTION- Section 4 of that Act (7 U.S.C. 326) is amended by striking ‘, or of institutions for colored students,’.

    (e) EFFECT OF AMENDMENTS-

      (1) ELIGIBILITY OF LAND-GRANT COLLEGES AND INSTITUTIONS- The amendments made by section 1 shall not affect the eligibility of any land-grant college or institution to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (7 U.S.C. 301-305, 307 and 308) (commonly known as the First Morrill Act), the Act of August 30, 1890 (7 U.S.C. 321-326, 328), or any other law.

      (2) LAND-GRANT COLLEGE OR INSTITUTION DEFINED- For purposes of this subsection, the term ‘land-grant college or institution’ means an educational institution (including Tuskegee Institute) which, on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act, was eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862, or the Act of August 30, 1890.