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H.R. 15296 (93rd): A bill to authorize the Commissioner of Education to carry out a program to assist persons from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake training for the legal profession.


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 10, 1974 (Passed Congress).


296                                       PUBLIC LAW 93-343-JULY 10, 1974                  [88 STAT.

                                (3) Design, construction, acquisition, modification, operation,
                             and maintenance of saline water conversion test beds and test
                             facilities, not more than $2,626,000 ;
                                (4) Design, construction, acquisition, modification, operation,
                             and maintenance of saline water conversion modules, not more
                             than $900,000; and
                                (5) Administration and coordination, not more than
                             $2,000,000.
  Limitations.             (b) Expenditures and obligations under paragraphs (1), (2), (3),
                        and (4) of subsection (a) of this section may be increased by not
                        more than 10 per centum and expenditures and obligations under para-
                        graph (5) of subsection (a) of this section may be increased by not
                        more than 2 per centum, if any such increase under any paragraph
                        is accompanied by an equal decrease in expenditures and obligations
                        under one or more of the other paragraphs.
  Additional
sums.                      SEC. 2. I n addition to the sums authorized to be appropriated by
                        section 1 of this Act there are also authorized to be appropriated such
                        additional sums or supplemental amounts as may be necessary for
                        increases in salary, pay, retirement, or other employee benefits
                        authorized by law or other nondiscretionary costs.
                          Approved July 10, 1974.


                        Public Law 93-343
  July 10,1974                                            AN ACT
  [H. R . 1 5 2 9 6 ]   To authorize the Ck)mmissioner of Education to carry out a program to assist
                          persons from disadvantaged baclsgrounds to undertake training for the legal
                          profession.

                          Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
  Legal education       United States of America in Congress assembled, That funds appro-
fellowship pro-
gram, authoriza-        priated for part D of title I X of the Higher Education Act of 1965
tion.                   by the Department of Labor and Health, Education, and Welfare, and
  20 u s e 1134n.
                        Related Agencies Appropriations Act for the fiscal year ending
 87 Stat. 7 4 6 .       June 30, 1974 (Public Law 93-192), shall remain available for obli-
                        gation through September 15, 1974, for the purpose of supporting a
                        program to assist persons from disadvantaged backgrounds to prepare
                        and be educated for the legal profession.
 Grants to pri-           SEC. 2. I n order to carry out the program authorized by this Act,
vate nonprofit
organizations.          the Commissioner of Education is authorized to make grants to private
                        nonprofit organizations representative of legal education and the legal
                        profession for the purpose of (1) selecting and counseling such per-
                        sons; (2) paying stipends to such persons and in such amounts as the
                        Commissioner may determine to be appropriate; and (3) paying for
                        any administrative expenses incurred in the carrying out of activities
                        authorized by this Act.
                          SEC. 3. The activities authorized by this Act may be carried out with-
                        out regard to the requirements and limitations set forth in sections
                        961, 962, and 963 of part D of title I X of the Higher Education Act
  20 u s e 1134n,
11340,1134p.
                        of 1965.
                           Approved July 10, 1974.