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93 STAT.

668

PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT. 17, 1979

Public Law 96-88 96th Congress
Oct. 17, 19?9

An Act

ToestablishaDepartmentofEducation,andforotherpurposes.

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Department of
Education Organization

of the Be it enacted' by the Sgnøie ønd House ,of Representatiues tlilted States of America in Congress assetnorca'
SHORT TITLE; TABLE OX'CONTENTS

Act.
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of Education Sncrror.¡ 1. This Act may be cited as the "Department

organization

Act"'

TABLE oF

.'NTE*,S

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents'

TITLE I_GENERAL PROVISIONS
Sec.101, Findings.

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183: FËå8l;iÌi*" Rerationships. Sec. 104. Definitions.

TITLE II_ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMEI{T
Sec. 201. Establishme4t.

ffi,äü,ääifililriÏf"FgtrrndgecondaryE,ucation

ÈttffiåtrËitffi.rffi*ars tii:
õä:
oifiðe of Geneial Counsel'.

ffi . ãii: ffiiFilr¡#ffiirffi*r,g";xiå3t

..*ååca'lion

FUNCTIONS TITLE III-TRANSFERS OF AGENCIES AND

Rs å8å: Håi3[SË flSfr li8 *n**:lt:iä3å'lk.**"'on' gn:ggïi*i3[:xåi"#.8-?ü:ïã1ffüfr.?,ffi"iþi.'ceFoundation' õä: äö6: tñ;ieiã froin tlhe IÞpartment of {gstiçe' and urban Development. ðiÍiõrisine
sec. 306. Transfers rroln-iüã ffiñäiäiËiñ Sec. 80?' Effect of translêrÊ'

and werfare'

TITLE IV_ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

P¡nr A-PPnsorslPr
Sec. 401. Officers and emplo-yeee'

Pnov¡g¡o¡rg

H:i83:FäLif'åiååitilàf;1's'"n'uaümtarÍons'
P¡nr B-Gprssn¡¡' Aou¡u¡stn¡r¡vp Pnoug¡orqg
Sec. 411. General authoritY'

PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT. t7, t979
Sec. 412. Deleeation. Sec. 413. ReorËanization. Sec. 414. Ruleõ. Sec. 415. Contract¡. Sec. 416. Regional and field oÍlìces. Sec. 4l?. Acquisition and maintenance ofproperty. Sec. 418, Facilities at remote locations. Sec. 419. Use of facilities. Sec. 420. Copyrights and patents. Sec. 421. Gifts and bequests. Sec. 422. Technical advice. Sec, 423. lVorking capital fund. Sec. 424. Funds transfer. Sec. 425. Seal of department. Sec. 426. Annual report, Sec. 42?, Relationship to General Education Provisions Act. Sec. 428, Authorization of appropriations.

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TIÎLE V_TRANSIIIONAL, SAVINGS, AND CONFORMING PROVISIONS
Sec. Sec. Sec, Sec, Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. Sec. 501, 502, 503. 504, 505. 506. 50?. 508. 509. !ec. 510. Sec. 511,

Transfer and allocatÍon ofappropriations and personnel. Effect on personnel, Agency terminations, Incidental transfers.
Savings provisions,

Separability.
Reference.

Transition.

Amendments. Redesignation. Qoordination of programs affecting handicapped individuals.

TITLE VI_EFFECTIVE DATE AND INTERIM APPOINTMENTS
Sec. 601. Effective date. Sec. 602. Interim appointments.

TITLE I_GENERAL PROVISIONS
r¡NDINGS

Ssc.

citizens and the progress of the Nation; (2) there is a continuing need to ensure equal access for all Americans to educational opportunities of a hiCh quality, and such educational opportunities should not be denied because of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex; (3) parents have the primary responsibility for the education of

(1) education is fundamental to the development of

l0l.TheCongressfïndsthat-

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individual

their children, and States, Iocalilies, and- private institutions have the primary responsibility for supporting that parental
role;

(4) in our Federal system, the primary public responsibility for education is reserved respectivèly to tlie States and the local school systems and other instrumentalities of the States; (5) the American people benefit from a diversity of educational Êettings, including public and private schools, libraries, museums and other institutions, the workplace, the community, and the

coordination of Federal education progtams to support more

(6) the importance of education is increasing an new technologies and alternative approaches to traditional education are considered, ar¡ society becomes more complex, and as equal opportunities in education and employment are promoted; (7) there is a need for improvement in the management and

home;

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PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT. I7,7979 effectivelvstate,ìocal,andprivateinstitutions'students'and p;;;t. iå *"rTvìhgiüt'their educational responsibilities; numòer ii','lü" äiri.r."iäi ãr åàr."Lion programs across a large

"f'F;åä;"i';"ñ;;i;;i';;ì;ãïfiagmänted'duplicative'andoften inconsistent Federal policies relattng to educauon; g of iöi'Ë*, iä;;;åî ;;rã- p;tlic considlerationthe issues relati n to presentorganizap.oeiumrl"hindered by F"ã;r"t;a;óãtion in the exi:cutive branch of

tió;;lî"r;i;ãi-"ãu.ätTår pr"li"*.
the Goïernment; and ',l0iih;.f

is ño single, full-time, Federal education official ¿ilålirv'^ã1,ã";"å"bË'tiii," Þ.uii¿ônt, rhe congress, and the

PeoPle'

PURP.'ES

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a S¡c. 102. The Congress declares that the establishment of-Stãtàd, .if naüð.tiõlir iñ-trtã p"b.lic.interesl, will promote the o"pu.t-äit will help ensure that education g",r", ui'ni"riu"à îtrã-ij will enable "itãa"r ir.,ruJr"äãiuã^proper t.eat-Ë"fãl-tú" Federal level, and. tó óoordinate its education activities more ilre reäärä ðõuðittuunt

etfectivetlt therefore, the purposes of this Act 'ii;i;

il;;iitéï-fn"-eòä"ral

"";áñã;ãïio"ãl-oppottunitv 'ö^* ffi;i;;;;;";ã-ããráplement"the the slates' local school systems u"ã ôttté. instrumentalities ofinstitutions, and p rivate educational tirä ;;i;;Ë ;¿;r* ;;btic ;;;p*fi! eåucarional and students to imdiñ¿'ifrro;*;¿ o.euü*ti,ons, parents, r,esearch institutions, .Jrîr*""1ìì b.r"a
Prove the qualitY of education; "i¡',"iä""ääT;Ç;";h"

commitmen-t to ensuring access to fbr everv individ ual ; efforts of States' the

are-

p"."niÀ, and studõnts in Federal education PT9-Ct3T:l^^r..ì*^^- ol -i;l^il';.;otè improvements in the quality-and usetu.lness ^r through fäderally supported research, evaluatton, and

iróióa^sed involvement

of the

public'

"auó"ti.i" information' sharing of
ìã;

p^rograms; t5) to improve the coårdination of Federal education

ï"^ìÅ;.õ"'^tnã-*á"ágôment and efficiency of Federat the procest* pT999;
especially wibh respect
to.

"¿uóutio"-àitiuiti"r, dures'andadministrativestructuresfbrthecllsDersalolreqeral funds, as well as the ;dr"ti"" of unnecessary and duplicative

i*i:n¿rt.î"1Ë:åîåirJiåliåi'i-unnecessarvpaperworK'on "^'izlî'iÃõiãase the ã.óo"ntâ¡itfty of education progtàtit"ioïitä Þîeiiaé"t, the Congress' and the public'
FEDERAL.STATE REI-ATIONSHIPS
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It is the intention of the-congrgîs in the establishment -;;ì;";" uàî.ãtional institutions governof the Derrartment to proiãót ihe rights oT State and local in the *",,t! ä;i';îîii; ;,íd programs. an{, to or"uå"ofåä"äiötiär öli.iã;-;;l aãministration of th" cõntrot of such governments and institu,tr";d;;;ääË;il; policies. The estabtions over their own "0"*"tiJ"älros;*r"u"d of the nepartmä"i'àî Ëã,í*tion - shali not increase the lishment
snc. 103. (a)

diminish the authority of the Federur iãuït"-ð"iãuéi ua"cation or iese*ed to the states and the *röåiüiiii;ä;;ä;äiñ;';ï*.îG the States' I"..i"äiäT;i;";t;ã;ther instrumentalitiesbvofthe secretarv or bv ft;Ñ;;";"'ii;ffi;f ;;lü;;;;ä-í'lstéleae cõn st¡ u e d to a u t ho r i ze b;i il;;;ï ; hãi i b u,-, v oiìr"" í ïîhî;; ;r ih "" exercise a¡v direction, supervl;;i-;;.h õffi."r to piæ** of ihstruction, administr," ðËär'Ëtàr;; ,iorlàt .äît-iåöirt"

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PUBLIC LA\ry 96-88_OCT. T7,1979
tration, or personnel of any educational institution, school, or school sy-ster-n, over any accrediting agency or association, or over the selection or content of library resourCes, textbooks, or other instructional. materials by edúcational iústitution ór schooi iiitern, "rly except to the extent authorized by law. The Se^c¡etary shall not, during the period within eight months -(c) after the effectivè date of this_ Act, talie any action tõ withhold, suspend, or terminate funds under any program transferred bv thié Act,by. rea¡¡on of the. failure of an!' 'Sta"te to còmpty wlttí a"y a,pplicable ìaw requiring- the- admin-istration of such'a program through a single organizational unit.
DEFINTTIONS

93 STAT. 671

Snc. 104. As used in this Act, unless otherwise provided or indicated by the context(1) the term "Department" means the Department of Education or any componént thereof; (2) the term "Secretary" mea.ns the Secretary of Education; (3) the term "Under Seðretary" means the Unðer Secretary of

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Education;
(4) the

term "function" includes any duty, obligation,

po\ryer,

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virein Islands. Guam. Arirerican Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islãnds, and the Truét Territory of the Pacific Islands; independent, lonpublic, and priváte_ institutions of elementary, secondary, and.postsecondaryèducation; and (?) the term "office" includes any offïcô, institute, council, unit, organizational entity, or componeñt thereof.

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(6) the terms "private" and "private educational" refer to

TITLE II_ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT
ESTABLISHMENT

shall be qppoþted by the President,-by and with the a¿viceãnä consent ofthe Senate.
PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

in accordance with the provisioñs of this Act, undei thê supervision and direction of¿ Secretary ofEducation. The Secretary
tered,

Src. 201. There is established an executive department to be known as tþe Department of Education. The Departnient shall Ue aamùis-

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Secretarv of
Educatio-n,

appointment and confirmation.

during the absence or disability of both the Secretary and Undei lìec¡etary or in the event of vacancies in both of [hose offices. (zXA) The Under Secretary shall have responsibility for the conduct of i1þgovgrnmental ielations of the Departmõnt, inðtuaing aqsuring (i) that the Department carries out its fúnctions iá a manner which supplements and complements the education poüòiéÀ, -pro-

^ Snc. 202._(a)(L) There shall be in the Department an Under Under Secretary of Edugation-who shall be appointe{by the presid";¿, by Secretary, and with the advice and consent ofthe Sènate. During the absencô or appointment and dìsab_ility ofthe secretary, or in the event ofa vacanci in theõifióe of confirmation. 20 usc 3412. the Secretary, the Under Secretary shall act as Secretarv. The Secretary shall designate the order'in which other officials-of the Department shall act for and perform the functions of the secretarv

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secrot.ry fbr speci.r ti,r,ic¿rticin ¿irå ît.,ìi,iriri (!l) ¿rn z\ssist¿rrt soc.ctary fì¡r Jrrduc¿itio'ar llcse'irch ¿rncr

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PUBLIC LA\ry 96-88_OCT. T7,Ig7g
(e)^There shall be in the Department an Administrator of Educa.. tion for Overseas Dependents. . (0 whenever the Þresident submits the name of an individual to the senate for conrïrmation asãn o¡d"io¡iüõ ó;ö.ä;;r-üi.a"" this section, the preside_nt srrãit ilätiïträ purticirrai?ünäiió,iä äi tr," "' Depaltment such individ wiri ãiercË"Fï ãïüc (g) Each officer of the X,t Dep^artment estabtisnéa ùri¿Ër-ir,i. section .

93 STAT. 673

;ifiä'-

;;î eüú; i"'äãäiüä" iä u.,y :kll,:"-t"l!^ 9j*"!lv to the'sòciàtã;i. be delegated runcuons vested in or- r-equired to to such officer, perform such
additional fuircrionr ár

th;$ci;ã;y"äãiä,,äii¡",

OFFICE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS

(a)There shall-be in the Department an office for civir administeredþ !h" eiriãtãiîsã¿-ü."y rîiõiriihùnt, appoinred _under section 2(i2@. Nói*itÈra;¿ñ; t"Ë ;;;iirio* or section 4t2 0f this Act, the secrerarv.tiätt ãät"-Àåt"ïã ír,JÁ.^.i.t""t for gh rs atL runòt"io ni, ãtt ä" i rräï" äãä"i. i.tiåii I Ri lec,rerarv ^civi "" ?!9. fu_pporr tunctlons, transf'erred to the secretary under section 301(aX3). (bXl) The Assistant.:Secretary for Civil Rights shall annual report. to rhe preÀidãni;-;"ã'tË; make an öîåir".. Þecrerary, ttre summarizing the complian-ce anä enrorcemãñi ãüti"-i-ti". ói tñð'ö"m." forcivilRig*htsan¿itienülv-ing--siñirïã;;¿úiñËirG;rc";;iiu.,"" problems aã to which i""ií Òtr'.å tä;;d-" ; iå?ä-,åärääîiå',i r", corrective action and as ro which, i" rhejuág*;;täIïrËï.'riåi""t Se9¡qþry, adequare progress iããoi úäinËiriua". ,_j!) N_olwitþsþn$iqg.any other provisiõn of law, the report required by paragraph (1) shall be transmilted to the secrétãry iñe Þies'iãã"t, and the congress bv the Assisrant sõcreñy f"r óËìíhËi.,Ëlitiout ^.spc. Rights,
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Report to Secretarv. Presideni, and
Congress.

addition to the authoriiy otherwise provided under secrion, rhe Assisranr secretary roi cirii niÀ,ñt"ili'ôäüviT?ät this ir,u provisions of this section, is authorizeã-- --'
(1)

uongress to provide a reasonabre opportunity for commentJ --' ô? ttre Secretary t-o Ëe appended to tlið rãpõiti--

fi ilï"::"f lll sulllclenf,ly
(c)

,"jîiî"ïåïïîälî'å'iåtäîFiltirïå?ll,ä$',r*rii, âClV-âfir

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ensure compriance with-civil rights -ç"v *iit --Þ--rv laws " of the Office for Civil RiChts;-

to collect or coordinate the collection of data necessarv to i" it J""iãäiôíi"ñ "

'":?1,tr#'.",'"'¡,'x,T3'rî!rïåJ*åy'råïL3i3"""ïiåiX,iiîTíîüd fgnqtign-õ of such oflcó,irÈJãðt to'ätäï"ouisions of rirre 5un i ted sta.teq cod e, sove in i n g áppõ ln i:* ir,ä"." å servlce and the nrovisions of chapter 5l""'ti"iï "'åüir.i and subchapter III ol s usc 5r0r eú g.hgptpl 53 of such tiiie ieratinli" iËìirii,ätiä""äiã"ö"ä"äi *0. w¡v¡¡ e¡¡u vç¡¡çrar -------o Schedule pay rates; 5 usc sggl. (3). to enter into con-tracts and other arrangements for audiLs. studies,. anatyses, and .orher r"*iôii *itt, ;it;iñ'ü";åiäJäri with, private org.anizations and personJ,-an,i ø maLïsïãü ü"1 ments as mav be neceqsary óul ltrã õä"iiiiä"i,Ë åi¿ enforcement funcrions õi.rót þ-.carry ijrnãô; å"ã-" _^(¿],,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,^lgtwithstanding,any other pqolision of this Act, to obtain servlces as authorized by section 3109 of titre 5, uniied states Code, qt a rate not to excéed qtrg équt"ai;täãiiv"i.tó pälä;il, f"; grade GS-18 of the General schetÍuieñlË; seðtion
ürüre.
5ii5á

of;-dñ

5 USC 5BB2 not¿.

69-194 O

-

8l

--

45 :

eL3

93 STAT. 674

PUBLiC LAW 96-88_OCT. 17,1979
OFFICE OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

20

usc

3414.

and Secondary Education, to

Snc. 204. There shall be in the Department an Office of Elementary

Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Fducatìon appointed under section 202(Ð. The Assiitant Secretary shall administer such functions affecting elementary and secondãry education, both public and private, as the Secretary shall delegate.
OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

be- administered

by the

As-sistant

20 IISC 3415.

Postsecondary Education, to be administered by the Assisla.lt,Se-cretary for Postsecondary Education appoirrted under section 202(b)' The Asdistant Secretary shall administer such functions affecting postsecondary education,- both public and private, .as the Secretary shall delegãte, and shali serve'as the princìpal adviser to the Secretary on matiers affecting public and private postsecondary education.
OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL AND ADULT EDUCATION
20

Ssc. 205. There shall be in the Department an Office of

usc

3416

Snc. 206. There shall be in the Department an Office of Vocational and Adult Education, to be administered by the Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education appointed under section 202(b)'

The Assistant Secretarv shall administer such functions affecting vocational and adult education as the Secretary shall delegate, and shall serve as principal adviser to the Secretary on matters affecting vocational and adult education. The Secretary, through the Assistant Secretary, shall also provide a unified approach to rural education and rurãl family eduìation through the coordination of programs within the Depaitment and shall work with the Federal.Interagency Committee on Education to coordinate related activities and programs ofother Federal departments and agencies.
OFFICE OF SPECTAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
20 IISC 3417.

Snc. 20?. There shall be in the Department an Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, to be administered by the Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services appointed und-er sectibn 202b). Notwithstanding the provisions ofsecfion 4l2,tlne Secretary shall delegate to the Assistant Secretary all functions, other than administrative and support functions, transferred to thé Secretary under sections 301(aXl) (with respect to the

bureau

for the

education and training

of the handicapped),

301(aX2XH), and 301(aX4).
OFFICE OF EDUCATION FOR OVERSEAS DEPENDENTS
20

usc

3418.

Snc. 208. There shall be in the Department an Office of Education for Overseas Dependents, to be administered by the Administrat^or of Education for Overseas Dependents appointed under section 202(e). Notwithstanding the provisions of seõtlon 412, the Secretary shall -Administrator all functions, gther than administradelegate to the tiveãnd support functions, transferred to the Secretary under section 302.
OFFICE OF EDI.JCATIONAL RESEARCH AND IMPROVEMENT r rt t- - :.- rr- ^ n^-^.-r* ^-¿ ^- fìf¿:^^ ^ - ô^^ ñt ùEC. ¿Uy. I lttirti - sltarr ue l¡t ÙIre lJcIJal Lrrrcrru all vrrrçt

¿t, Uùt,

ù+IJ.

Research and Improvement,

to be administered by the Assistant

^CErl,,^^+:^-^l vr suuLaurvrr4r

PUBLIC LA\ry 96-88-OCT. T7, Tg7g
Secretary
u n_der

93 STAT. 675

_section 202(b). rne Ásilitá ni-sd'ät*'t ãh;i Ëäî' ¡ uncrrons concerning research, developmént; ädñ-Jüäónl nation, evaluarion. and assesdment äõliïiuer-ä';Ë delegate.
OFFICE OF BIIJNGUAL EDUCATION AND

lor

_Q{qqaflgnal Research and Improvement appointed
-

i"[iãi

öäiiäii

ä'i.."_i
.rruu

. uc r,

MIN'RITY I.ANGUAGE.

AFFAIRÉI

,få?ri"tf ;ÏÏ"ff;trall

b_e

in rhe Departmenr an office of Bilinguat

z0

usc

8420.

iläflf i"åîHiiiåi-¡$Élipii"F,'*9ffi fr*{åüii*'+i_i{îf$$äîfiiîîåffi å,,irä#d
OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL

ssc. 211. There shall be-i-n the Departme_nt an office 20 usc 8421. of Generar 20usc3421 Counsel, to be admir

ffi :f

å."",sm,"qî*f iq-,þi#åifi"*ffitii*,l-,flri,'igïffi
OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL

Snc' 212' There shall be in,the Department an Offïce of Inspector z0 usc s'zz. General, established in accordance wittr the Inspector General Act of 1978 (as amended bvsectiôí508iõ e2 srar. uor.

,

TNTER..'ERNMENTAL ADvrso*y couNcr,, oN l"TlTåå; s¡c. 213.(a) There shall b_e in the Department an advisory commit- z0 usc s42s.

"¡';tlÀä.r).

EDUcArroN

ffir6:*ltiyg:"iiïiîliîffii,råriå"$"Hffi ilHüri ji j:: andrelaùions relating to ããüõ"tñ;. """"
^'

^ff{og''liö.'t".ä',tr"iiË",'år'î'äËtäii,tiJ'isn¿fr "*ì-m¿vuÐu'-zó
ln carrying out its functions under subsection
(a), the

,fr$fl

Council

Functions.

(A) provide a forum for-representatives ofFederal, State, and

related programô;
f P,

make recomméndãiío4sJor the isrrarion and opéiãliõñ-õ¡' FeËä improvement of the adminïli,;ä;iü'äå "äã,í.ätion

åi.Ë,TJiä#fi ìH,i*å5¡'ö'*ïil;iär""äuìáiiäîåiãiîîãíe,ø (B)
qÞ-*".better
i-qtergovernmen tat relations
:

pH!ii#'8"iïå,T#'f"iå#äii:'ffiå,,y"$:$tf¡*:f#:äå;#"i::;,
ôf tñis Âc; È!qä.*[äj""ff .han;;;h"?iitä"""fr

compliance with section tOf

privaüe eduì:atior

å:i,"ff å,rnJ'ifiq:#ff

;*.

In carrying out its functions under subsection (a), the mav,review existing andprgRosed õi"esùtãffi,îiË menr concerning Federal- edircation prògramË in ;-"åã" "ules ;o
(Z)

_^.quences of Federal actions.

which Fe4eal objectives

'¿i.å.r,Ë.*.d#çl;*i:",rtåliffi ä* ;¿t'íeËd *d"""î;,iï;"ã;îäro
õõ;åi""
council õäää"rRegurations review.

ì#i:txtH""'m*

93 STAT. 676
the. i m pact
Report'

PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT' o, pgl3lÏ?l
i

17',

t979

mp act of. su'n

."tgi;å Tåi:åti:iåf lr:f'?l:

i**.tttl-¿Xltlti,îiî3i$JtittJuñåË"iÏ"*;'"p"ilcontaining iil¿î;*r;';f it*,""i"iíJrä'ii;;i;t''g-;: î""p"åð:Ít:'li"¿Ëï,iÏtttit'ì:T; council concerns
ii;^önó;t
þv !r'e

" Bl9P:ìî"'åi"""ã.ti^'¡rist'"¿ iot

îFÏåÏf tFlii{îil}ffiJåi"il':lå'.""HT-Jäit"ü#å,h'}î"'":î '
iegulation'
Members

-r ^¡a-. members' appou rted icYl) The Council shalt be composed of twenty bv üie'President as follows: - (A) six elected^^ðtåie and local officials with general govern-

*îåiäïi",åi'lil:'åäii*."rp"g:'3iXu'î,ïîli"îts,ïiïii'y.å#

rffirîf; äåiåå*"îîå,L",i'åT;åT.å:i*'' (c)nve1"n,"3uîiäüî"ã'ã?-p'¡ri.îtrç'r"ffi .ålå'iiri,1åíI ìið* utnottg board member
"¿ìäiiò", áãministrators,
(D) four

*"*Ë;äîrt"

and professors; ano.

pïúriä¡"cluding parents of students
ì

the President ilåfli;jtappointments under rhis subsecrion, tnutt-,o, groups specified in consult with representatives of the

,riill

: I

subÞaragrapr,. iniir,-ieh (B) select individuals Yho

(Diof puragraph (l); and

l?ll":fni

ã

F -- *-. ãiversitv of geographic

or'cio ,uiiïå 1]*fil8åä3åå'.iiiåiiiÏiÏ';.
Terms of office.
se

member or the

".,iifl; ,urm of office of a member of the council exce nt,tf¡f rvin g p1':Ylt membe r l',Ítì^1t'n* ¡ðvã"aít'éberiod that such *.yäöå,, t.t'ð co.,,,.ir ¡1'tÎfåT* "Íappointment subsection ruõÈ"mémbet îor
member r,or¿"

shall be four years,

liïiñöäüäiii¡i e ;{g;';**gæn*åîliriq"*+:*#:'åå.îtFJi'iiåT'ålå:i?
c,ìlítit
itttó lour gto-ups of fïve mem

-iri^irrJ"ðî*iõri ,riffi,f:¿Jå:f;3il$iiäl^-,*eonemembertochairthecounc'. not affect its authoritv' (6) Any uu.unr, -rtruii hî:S:#iîí'..tîi'rïJiå:iffi ìä1ii,àrc"üi,.;r"h"r;ä%ri.äî:$f executive director services, and support -as mav council wfth such ;;h.;õ"ff,ãõlliti"r,õ."v ãïã'ilt dutiô6 under this tó be necessary ,o ""xüìãïñä-cü;;ïl section'
ON EDUCATION FEDERAL INTERAGENCY COMMTTTEE
20

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3424.

s

sc.

2

1

4. (a) rhe re i s e stabl

"tiEä*;iiôl ;å;õ.TË-öo'*Tfrl"ã^'r'áil-ã"i't'"f,?m".'ruå"I"toti'îßåi^*"fl procedur' '.â"¿
äãtnuñi.* to assure thatthe ment and ott,e," ñeäîîái--d.ipa'tm"niõ
ugencies

thereafter refe-rred .tg il'

isheu' F"tfiî3t :tliJå%Hil"t'gä"i*i,: I

are fully

*äi'öf,

assuring effectivt administrative Pr

:"å"--î:i":sji'iåiif

,i:r:,Tåîffi Ïdffi åiËi'':*i'"1Îå

PUBLIC LAW 96_88*OCT. T7, L979
(1) consistent administration and development of Policies and practices among Federal agencies in thö conduct of related otlrSTrTìT"¿ef f ectivecommunicationamong{ederal,lggnliçito coltecauõí¿ unne.essary duplication of activities and repetrtrve tion ofdata; "'(diiiiîäd effective cooperation with the secretary on such -an;iñäa;ã;ðñõSaiy ro carry out the purposes of stùãié, äìa this Act; ""i¿f of ôãäraination of related programs to assure that recipients

93 STAT.677

- ---- ---L^ shall ;hää É;-õñpõ,ña õr the secretary,^who ^r thè Committee, and senior pglicy m,akins oiticlals trom tnose "ttãír Ë,;ü;i;s*ãiã., .o'''ñiäriü;;ãñd bóards rhãt the President may

(c) The commiftee

"iiíiî"ffi t-tt"t*:çltt+:*l'"#.Ënatxlr*i:s$åå1t and parents in Federal education prpglams'^ ¡

Members

find appropriate. (d) The Director of the Office of Management and Budget'^ the ciläffi'ä ãi'tË ôöõii "inðó"q*iô Àduisers, the Director.of the .iäüqtosy-Þ"rigy,.ánd thô Executive Director õrffåääî s."i;;;; p;ii.i ffiif dáyìach ilesignate a staff member to ""d ;iïh; ö;;;ïi. attend meetings of the Committee' -"õ;'TËCómãitt""!ùãii-ãon¿uct

Jå, äffiô"t" ¡tiitrments coordination "ffãátitläi and training progr"-riä,'.rli [rte need for improvedand training eduôarion út*";;;if fõ¿é;;ily"iñõd-vãcátional findings of such study to ðó-å"itt"äîtrutt rãpòrt the öö;,ir:fn" ancr rh""õ";d;,ti-iuittti" two yeãrs of the date of the Secretarv enactment of this Act. "'ìîfhäõ"*--ît[ue"rftull meet at least twice each year' The Secretr)ï äãu-ð;äbiñh öbäñt;tq.! gf t4e Committee to facilitate il important areas oJF-ederal activitv' rol The Secretarv ñäïhóiälõfòác¡ agency represented on the "äl,"ai'tiãii* co'iJ*üi.ãïåd;îË"ú..iión (õi shall furnish necessãrv assistance to
the Committee'

a stgd¡, concerning the progress, Study, of Feäeral vocatiõnal ed¡cati on
Report to Secretary and
Congress,

TITLE III_TRANSFERS OF AGENCIES AND FUNCTIONS
TRANSFERS FROM

rHE onnemäEilIoF HEALTH'

EDUCATION', AND
20

Ssc. 301. (a) There are transferred to the Secretary-, , !, - """ ðr)ärìÏ""ôiñ"i.riirö 4.";ffi;¡ s-éõretary foi Educatio! and of of H^ealth' th; com;G;iril"";Abaüðatió" qr the Départme!! -ice_qf such theoff

usc

3441.

Ëlä"u."Jióü,-ä"[w"if "*;;"d-áll-functionsbf Ãäriãîált s"órétàilãî¿'of ir,e Edu_c_ation Divisio! of theÐeparti"äïî"äf nuãr4i, iíaüöätió", án¿ Wetrare and of any officer or component of such Office or Division; ""itï ;]ÏTú"õdiåüå ;ï tiô -sã.'eiary_of Heauh, Education, and "Health, welEducation, and \4/;l¡"d á"ã- óriîä o"-ó;;hã;¿ óf fare under'-'" -'iÃiìtte General Education Provisions Act; ibi ;ilõ ni"',ìiäîtãrv änã secon{qry Educátion Act of 1965; l9ti5;

ttt" Higher Edûcation Act of ^ of 19?8; iÚ;üé Edî.âtion Amendry-e¡rt¡ u's'c' lzr-QlQ); (? iEi;ü" ÃðiõfÃuÉuiIgo, Uìeo 1e58; iFi;h-õ Ñáii"nãi ñéleqsó Edu.cation Act of icj lüó l*ói"átional Fducation Act of 1966;
(C)

20 usc 1221. 20 USC 821 note. 20 usc 1001

note.

92 Stat. 2143' 20 usc 270r

note.
20 USC 401 note 20 usc 1171 note. 20 usc 1401

iH) ttié Ed".átion of the Handicapped Act;

note.

93 STAT. 6?8
42USC 2929.
20 usc 150r note. 20 usc 2301

PUBLIC LAW 96_88-OCT. L7,1979 (I) part B of title V of the Economic Opportunity Act of
1964; --Cll'ttt"

National Commission on Libraries and Information

Science Act;

note,
20

usc

260r

note,

(K) the Vócational Education Act of i963; (L) the Career Education Incentive Act; (M) laws relating to the relationship between (i) Gallaudet Coìiesã. Howard Üniversitv, the Am-erican Printing -Hou.se

ioi tti"'gti"d, and the Natiónal Technical Institute for the D"ui,- u"¿ (iii tt e Department of Health, Education, and
Welfare;
(N) thô Model Secondary School for the-Deaf Act; iôi ;ubpãit A of part IV of title III of the Communications Ac'tôf f9l¡¿ wittt rêspect to the telecommunications demon-

D.C. Code 31-1051 note. 4? USC 390,

40

usc

484.

21 USC 1001

note.

29 USC 701 note.

42USC 422,
1382d.

tÞ) ie.tioñ203(i{) of the Federal Propertv and Administrative Services Act of 1949 with respect to donations of surplus oropertv for educational purposes; and ' rOl tträ Alcohol and Drue Abuse Education Act; t3l ali'fünìtioni of the Secîetary of Health, Educatioq'-gnp Welfare and of the Department of Health, Educatio-n, and Welfare with respect to or being administere4 bV tþç Offlqe for Civil Rishts whicË relate to fuñctions trattsferred by this section; ---i¿Xel áii functions of the Secretary of Health, Education,-and Wàiñ; a"d of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, except that the of this subparagraph shall not be construed to transfer "-uiJãñÀ io-ttt" Suctetary tlie fulncdions of the Secreta-ry 9f, Health, p¿"õã1io", und Úelfare under sections 222 and 1615 of the Social Security Act; --(Ð ãä lu.tôtiotts with respect to or Þeing administered by the Seòretarv of Health, Educalion, and Welfare through the Commissione"r of Rehabilitation Services under the Act of June Z0'

stration Drogram: -

i-g¡Ïlñ*ãnly

referred to as the Randolph-Sheppard Act

(20

U.S.C. 10? et seq.); -

Diì'ót;-óf ihõ-Ñational Institute of Handicapped

ttte-Oepaitment of ÏIealth, Education, and Welfare under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; --iSl ãTt f""ttions of the'Institute of Museum Services of the -of Health, Education, and Welfare, and of the ndpâJmõñt Director thereof; - (6) áii fü"ciioñs of the Advisory Council on Education Statistics; and -Council. (b) There are transferred to the Department-

(CiaU f"ñciioñé of the Commissioner of Rehabilitation and the Research,of

Afä[

functions of the Federal Education Data Acquisition

'-'-¡ii-ãtt

ãffióós in the offïce'of the Assistant-Secretarv for e.iù'catiã" ói i" itte Education Division of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; ^ ---iãÍ-àit-orn"ãJ-iñ itte Departrîent of Health,.Education, and under ihe provisions of law listed in subparWòiîure "itáblished (A) through (Q) gf subsection (a)(!| agraphs ""ts)'ätl'-oîfices iñ tùrõ Department of Health, Education, and Wòiiare esiabtished under fhe Rehabilitation Act of 1973; <,ii tne l"itii"te oi Musu..m Services of the Department of Health. Education, and Welfare; (5) the Advisorv Council on Education Statistics; i6i ¡hé nìderal"Education Data AcquÍsition Council; and

PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT. I7, T979
(?) any advisory committee of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare giving advice or making recommendations that primarily concern education functions transferred by this section. (c) There are transferred to the Secretary all functions of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Assistant Secretary for Education, or the Commissioner of Education of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, as the case may be, with respect

93 STAT. 679

to-

(1) the Education Division of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; (2) the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education, including the National Center for Education Statistics; and (3) any advisory committee in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare giving advice and making recommendations principally concerning education functions transferred by this section. (d) Nothing in the provisions of this section or in the provisions of this Act shall authorize the transfer of functions under part A of title V of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, relating to Project Head Start, from the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to the

42 USC 2928.

Secretary.
TRANSFERS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Snc. 302. (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 601 of this Act, at such time not later than three years after the effective date of

20

usc

3442.

this Act, and in such manner, as the President may designate, there shall be transferred to the Secretary all functions of the Secretary of Defense and of the Department of Defense (or any officer or component thereof) relating to the operation ofoverseas schools for dependents of the Department of Defense and all functions of the Secretary

of Defense and of the Department of Defense (or any officer or

shall be available to the Secretary with respect to the functions transferred under subsection (a). (c) Not later than one year after the effective date of this Act, the Transfer of Secretary, after consultation with the Secretary of Defense, shall functions plan, transmittal to transmit to the Congress a plan for effecting the transfer of functions Congress. under this section and administering those functions. In designing the plan, the Secretary shall also consult with representatives of organizations of parents of students enrolled in overseas dependents' schools and representatives of professional employee organizations and administrators of such schools. The plan shall contain recommendations for increasing the participation of parents, teachers, students, school administrators, and members of the Armed Forces in the administration and operation of the schools transferred under this section, (d) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to give the Secretary authority to operate overseas institutions ofhigher education.

component thereoÐ under the Defense Dependents' Education Act of 19?8. There shall be transferred to the Department the offices established by such Act. (b) In addition to any other authority available to the Secretary under this or any other Act, the authority ofthe Secretary ofDefense and the Secretaries of the military departments under the Defense Department Overseas Teachers Pay and Personnel Practices Act

92 Stat. 2365. 20 usc 921.

20 USC 901 note.

93 STAT. 680

PUBLIC LAW 96_88-OCT. I7,1979
TRANSFERS T'ROM THE DEPARTMENT OF LAtsOR

Migralrt
education.
20

usc

3443.

n.t,ìr,"ro.hall

lnu S"cretaiy certifies thal there after rhe effect ive ¿rt" the Departmetrt,a single component ¡esp^onsIin"iiÏiïÃ.i-o* iì;."f;;; åtr"¡iirtr"a progfams
)(

601 of this Sac. 303. (a) Nolwithstrinriing lhe plovisions of secbion thä Secretarv' at such tirlc on or t'';;;Ë;;';d"to

be

29 USC U?3.

rclatrnß tËf";-ii",;.ãministration and the coordinarion ofSecrãtary of Labor iu'''ctions of the n,,iirä"ir, iå'ti,î ;å;."ti;; "i "ìi ;; ;i,; D;;;;.ì .nånr Liüñ "dãi .ectio" :Ì03( c 2 ) of the conr prehen-

"r sive Empioyment and Training Act'
by subsection (a).
(b) The

secretary i.

;;th;;iåd

io conduct the t'unctions transferred

TIìANST.ERSoFPROGRAMST.ROM'IIIENATIONALSCIENCEF'oUNDATION
Science

education.
20

usc

3444,

42 USC 1861 note.

p'rograms Snc. i104. (aXl) There are transferred to the Secretary-all of the National Science Foundation or t'oi"Tì"tiiä .ii*nöó¿"*tìo" ;h;öiilr";;¡ïh" N.úãlãi s.ience Foundarion established qrior to the National science the effective date ui'ïirrs Àct pursuant loor pa.ts of programs, as ' of 19i0, except the programs i.;;rd;ìì;; Acì of science and determined aller rcview by dhe Dirjectõr of the of'l'ice ni¡.y u"ã in"'rjiiãcror of rhe Narional science F ounda-

ì;;Ï;;üst

tion, which relate to(A) scientific career developrne^nt;. (il) the conrinniìlg *au.ttión olscienlilic pelsonne.l;, -- r (c) increasins'ii;Ë påì:iióipation ol women, minorities, and the handicaPPed in careers in science;

'^ö-;hãã;ã"ófãii..i"

the -cãñc"r,.t aoolied to ."i"r-,äã^ tãî."1"ã ut äll educational levels- and pittg su ch rese arch an d develo i *Jùttï äi."rär"ärãüî ment; and "'iili'i"Tùr"ing the general public of the nature of science and þàh";ï;ct ;"ã ;tdÃdu']'t uol"e' 91d nubl11 !9li"v^-1':'"' (2) Except ur proJi¿äã--i" îài"giuph (1), ño missio. oriented Foundatit¡n Iesearch functions * ;t"gt;-J;¡ tfu Ñational Science this Act. it,"lt u" rransferred byra n sfer red à""ä"'-"ìn", r'*¿".oi'á-c;;;t "' t¡l,i{r' to cond uct the p rog ra m s t "iäã' "t"iiì.ä.il.iiirá¿ ;'{li p'oe'u'ä tlie secretarv shall i" ;onai;õ;g bi;$;;;i""ö. National.science consutr, u, upp.oprirrä;';;h li" biiéctoi of the

and apptied research and de.velopnrent

;f

designerl to i'äî",iätt"", äd';üll'".|ã¡iittt-"ã"isory mechanisms the developá;¿ fülly involved,i.n assure rhat scienrisË;"1;ñì;;";r educatron programs'

ñ;i,

Report.

ts, of ¡o';¿.ïå;iài:i.ì I i;;irã" u ã"i.ii ption.tnu ärrangemen the.de-ve oped Na[ional Direct-"or of bv the Secretary il'if,;*lt"tio,.,-#ii¡t on sciò;";;;ál;.téã pranning and operation impleËËtËüà"ïãi,"äåiióü, facilitate the
I

rc) The

lrnpiã*entution, and-review of science pursuant annual t"pãl:i. ió be tt'ansmirtcd by the Secretary

ence educatio' progråüt, i"òr"áite -"atuteJto mentations of súccessful innovations' "'îài

intended to Ñ;¿ñ;ti; lñi.;;;;-is Foundation orrepeal .or limit the the Director of the Ñ"ti""äf $i;"¿" and conduct programs under ".ìtî".iW^åïîfté r."ï"ääiiãlio inftiate Ñ;ïi";í $i"*" Act of 1950' irräÑàuã"át science Foundation
TRANS!'¡]RS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Law enforcement education
20

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3445.

G"neral and of the Law,Enforcement Asststance AdmrnISloan and granr programs known as iìäiÏl,iïun*i.ãÅäiJi" tnèäu¿e"tprogram an¿ thè law enforcement the law enforcemenù

At6;;;;

al] Snc. 305. There are transfer¡ed to th^e Secretary

func!io¡;:{il:

"¿"õulio"

PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT. 77, T979
intern program authorized by subsections (b), (c), and-(Ð g!section 406 of the Ömñibus Crime Contrðl and Safe Streets Act of 1968'
TRANSFERS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

93 STAT. 681
42

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3?46

Snc. 306. There are transferred to the Secretary all functions relating to college housing loans of the Secretary of Housin-g and UrbanlDevelopment and of the Department of Housing and Urban Development under title IV of the Housing Act of 1950.
EFFECT OF TRANSFERS

College housing
loans. 20 usc 3446.
12 USC 1749.

agency to the Secretary or to the Department includes aly aspects of such function or office-vested in a subordinate ofsuch officer or in a component of such agency.

Snc. 307. The transfer of a function or office from an officer or

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TITLE IV_ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Pnnr A-PnRSoNNEL PRovtsloNs
OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

Snc, 401, (a) The Secretary is authorized to appoint and fix the compensation of such officers and employees, including attorney_s, as maybe necessary to carry out the functions of the Secretary and the Deóartment. Exðept as oiherwise provided by law, such officers and emþloyees shall be appointed in accordance with the civil service lawì and their compensation fixed in accordance with title 5 of the

20

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may be made without regard to the provisions of section3324 of title 5 of the United States Code, if the individual appointed in such position is an individual who is transferred in connection with the transfer of functions and offices under this Act and, on the day preceding the effective date of this Act, holds a position and has duties comparable to those ofthe position to which appointed hereunder. (4) The authority under this subsection with respect to any position Termination. shall terminate when the person first appointed to fill such position ceases to hold such position.

United States Code. (bxl) At the request of the Secretary, the Director of the Office of Personnel Manag-ement shall, under section 5108 of title 5, United States Code, provide for the establishment in each of the grade levels GS-16, GS-l?, and GS-18 of a number of positions in the Department equal to the number of positions in that grade level which were used piimarily for the performance of functions and offices transferred under this Act and which were assigned and filled on the day before the effective date of this Act. (2) At the request of the Secretary, the Director of the Office of Personnel Manágement shall, under section 3104 of title 5, United States Code, provide for the establishment in the Office created by section 209 of this Act of a number of scientific, professional, and technical positions outside of the General Schedule equal to the number of such positions which were used primarily for the performance of functions and offìces transferred under this Act and which were assigned and filled on the day before the effective date of this Act, (3) Appointments to positions provided for under this subsection

5 USC 5332 note.

93 STAT. 682
92 Stat. 117?.

PUBLIC LAW 96_88-OCT. 17, 19?9
(5) For purposes of section 414(a)(3)(A) of the civil service Reform Act of tgZg, än individual appointed under this subsection shall be ãã"-ãa to otcupy the same poàition as the individual occupied on the day preceding the elfecLive d¿.rte of this Act. ì""ift Séòiet"ty may appoint, without regard to the provisions. of " title l-r, United States Code, governing appointment in the competlflve i"iuiób,-up to 1?l-r scientiúõ, technicat, òr professional employees of the Office created by section 209 of this Act and may c^ompensate so appoinied without regard to the provisions of chapter 51 ".nploy"e. und rúb.huptei ïIl of chapter 53 of such title relating to classification ã"a C"tr".ul Schedule pay rates. The rate of basic compensation for such entployees shall nôt be equal ,to o-r in excess of the minimum râte ãi puv öuríently paid for GS-16 of the General Schedule under section 5332 ofsuch title. - Ñot*ithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of the i¿) Offiô¿ of pu..onn"l Mänaþement-shall establish positions w_ithin the S""io, Executive Service"for 15 Iimited-term appointees. The Secretarv shall appoint individuals to such positions as provided by section :$Sa of title E, United States Code. Suõh positions shall expire on the later of three'years after the effective date of thisAct or three years ãfter the initíal appointment to each position. Positions in effect this subsectìôn shall be taken into account in applying the ""¿". limitations on positions prescribed under section 3134(e) and section 5108 ofsuch title. (e) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to preve.nt the application of anv Indiaä preference law in effect on the day before the date of enàctment of this Act to anv function or oflice transferred by this Act áná subject to any such law-on the day befo_re the date of enactment of this Act". Any function or office transferred by this,A_ct and subject to

5 USC 5101 et seq.,5331.

5 IJSC 5332 note.

Limited-term
appointees.

Indian

preference law application.

"Civilian
component."

any such law shall continue to be subie^ct to any such law., (t) pot purposes of any status of forces aþreement between the United Stãtes and any other country or any internattonal organtzatìon, any reference [o "civilian cómponent" shall be deemed to i""Tü¿" á reference to overseas personnel of the overseas dependents' education system'
E*'ERTS AND .'NSULTANTS

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Snc. 402. The Secretary may as provided in appropriation.Acts ob[ain the services of experts añd corisultants in accordance with the orovisions of section gtbg of title 5, United States Code, and may öõ-pàtrsatu such experts and consultants at rates not to exceed the daily rate prescribed for GS-18 of the General schedule under section
5332 of such

5 USC 5332 note.

title.

PERSONNEL REDUCTION AND ANNUAL LIMITATIONS
20

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Reports to
Congress.

Snc. 403. (aXl) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, there shall be included in each appropriation Act containing approoiiátionr for the administration oithe Department for any fiscal year ñôÈi""i"gâfter September 30, 1981 (othei than an appropriation Act ;ñ¿"ñú? only sripplemental appropriations for the Department), il ;ñ"ài liniitatioi on the toiäl ñumber of work-vears for the personnel of the DePartment' - -(Ð Thà Secretary shall prescribe the allocation of the -work-years u"äífuUtu u"¿"i pátugruptr (1) among the orga.ni'qtional unjts and ;ó;ñ;""¿J of tnï De"paitment and shall, within 120 davs after the ã"áãlrne"t of an appiopriation Act containing a work-year limitation, prepare and transmit to the,Congress a r-eport 9n such allocatið;: S"ð'h report shall include explanalions and justifications for the

PUBLIC LAW 96-88_OCT. 17, 1979

93 STAT. 683

;'J,iåli"å'qi?si.'$f [ii:î""ËÏöi$Ëä]åftiåiii.ffi?iåfr ii'tr?f 'ffi 'Îsiiiflt"ip"#iptrö

åöiiry"tï!,-*:,1:g*1il1mm",¿tå*"ñu**t,rtþtotarws{'tl';ËË#åi'?l'i"?å'i:iå¡ifi
report on complrance

li#ãil#;ix**ilHJ1;;Bre#ffiålkî""{,-'"1åiü'öö: "îälfi"if"*Ë"'õ!iõ;ï-ñäúüiti- qlu *Xml#lü"ålffir
"rtäótËi

ti-õ}[itte

6,

united statesco{e' v

ti"$f;ä

5

usc

e01 er seq

iËtr",iïiåîHåifliå"ffi

fi,t+

":ö'ÑlJË*thqntheendoruherirsrriscî,-îîå:t"îtråìtr"îtilr$: ''$iËfåffiH-lffi Act, the number of fu tr'ansferred to the "nãótitäåäËofïñis net positions availabiä"i";;."fö;iirg .fu"ctlons be reduced bv 500' ¡üari

3iä*Tfö"J*i*y3g.mtlry;t¡**

ilffil-,ld,îtr-ffi"ffinïË$if,l$$å#;qi?ffi ;ilñtËI emi,iovea to perform function
Y,î'.åf ËîHJåTgiå"'ff Ëå'ç"#r;"Íf1'î*Ë'åi'$'åi'%if

ü"{3i

"iåi"{#"Skcror

of rhe offrce of personnet Management shall,-bv

rule.esrabtirr,u*.iriå'ãrii'.-,i"ipütillit¡k-t"à"s"forpersonnelof

::ñ'ffi H#J#.iîfi {îi*ååîffiËt¡}}ËiåËi"Í#"ä":.*Ëff ortñi' Ãct, p""'päi" åi'ätiäîã'-it ø
ääîä

r;i:å:

t""::m::ïîtçfl*rlËrllti ;ffäk; Ññïlóyées of the reorganization include"^"**-1) an identification of-any position within the Department or Aàåilîöi'ti-t-úé-"iä"ti*"¡iangh,whichitconsidersunneces' ä"y d-ùäi" ¿o".o-ri iãtiõ" of functioús under this Act; pav (2) a statemõiä"tË;i¡r¡'bét õ¡ en¡nlo¡,e¡s^91litled to '"¿r'iå:H,ffffi l""f iX"fIffi rffilsi'Ëäi:!:itåå'åvoruntar'v

-i;i"älüårî'ä':iitr$lJ";*tr"å,if
reorganization:
relations; and '"i6i';üõrËgirlative

å$îl'äåî*##"311¿"';

"iË¡"äiäîïföis of such reorganization on labor management
and-administrative repomlnendations for Department improvement, üiöãi-rfr iãt -*ü.mônt within the as the Director considers necessary'

Plnr

B-GnNERAL Ao¡r¡Ixtsrnmvu Pnov¡sroxs
GENDRAL AI,ITHORITY

shså.hfini:r#f;fu;{v:'{ra+i",P-r"å1ruff#d20usc34?1 ø itre officiat õr ágenõv from
Acts) with the Slcrelaryin "espect"iåI"äftîiñi.îi*" which suchfunctio"ËitäTi¡fäiTõð, äitãtt " actions of

9:] STAT.

684

PUBLIC LAW 96_BB-_OCT, 77, 1979

exercising such authority shall have the same force and effect as when exercised by such officiaì or agency. (b)(1) The direðtor of any offìce õontinued in the lepart^ment the diieôtor of which was required, prior to the effective date of this Act, io report to the Commisiioner òf Education or lhe Assistar.rt Secreiary^for Education of the -Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, shaìl report to the Secretary' (2) The Secretáry is authorized to delegate reporting requirements vested in the Secretary by paragraph ( I ) io any officer or em ployee of
the
20

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DELEGATT.N

usc

3472

Snc. 412. Except as otherwise provided in this-Act, the Secre^tary mav delesate anv function to sirch officers and employees of the Deóartmeît as the Secretary may designate, and mayauthorize such suicessive redelegations of iuch functions within the Department as may be necessar! or appropriate. No delegation of functions.þv qne Secietary under ittis sectloñ or under any other provision.of this Act shall relíeve the secretary of responsibility for the administration of
such

functions'

REoRcANrzArroN

20

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discontinue such ôrganizational entities within the Department as may be necessary oiappropriate, but the authority of the Secretary

Snc. 413. (a) The Secretary is authorized, subject to the lequirements of section 202(Ð, to allôcate or reallocate functions among the officers of the Department, and to establish, consolidaLe, alter, or under this subsection does not extend to(1) any office, bureau, unit, or other entity transferred to Lhe Department and established by statute or any function vested by staiute in such an entity or officer of such an entity, except as provided in subsection (b); ^ (2) the abolition of organizational entities established by this Act; or (i) tire alteration of the delegation of functions to any specific organizational enlily required by this Act' ôXlifne Secretary may, in accotdance with paragraph (2) of this

r,,bse"iion, consolidäte, alter, or discontinue any- of the following statutory óntities, or reallocate any functions vested by statute i¡ the following statutory ent ities: (.{) tne Offiðe of Bilingual Education;
(B) the Teacher CorPs;
(C) the CommunitY Coìlege

Unit;

(D) the National Center for Education Statistics;

(E)the National Institute of Education; (F) the Office of Environmental Education;
(G) the Office of Consumers' Education;

(H) the Office of Libraries and Learning Resources; (I) the Office of Indian Education; (J) the Office of Career Education; (K) the Office of Non-Public Education;

(lj tft" bureau for the education and training
capped;

for the handi

(lrll tne Institute of Museum Services; and itij tL," administrative units for guidance and counseling p.ògta*., the veterans' cost of instruction program' and the þro[ram for the gifted and talented children.

PUBLIC LAW 96-88_OCT. L7, T979
(2) The Secretary may alter, consolidate, or discontinue any organizalional entity continued within the Department and described in paragraph (1) of this subsection or reallocate any function vested by statute in such an entity, upon the expiration of a period of ninety days after the receipt by the Committee on Labbr and Human Resources of the Senate and the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives of notice given by the Secretary containing a full and complete statement of the action proposed to be taken pursuant to this subsection and the facts and circumstances relied upon in support ofsuch proposed action.
RULES

93 STAT. 685
Congressional committees, notice.

regulations as the Secretary determines necèssary or appropriate to administer and manage the functions of the Secretary or the Depart-

Snc. 414. (a) The Secretary is authorized to prescribe such rules and 20 usc 3474.

ment. (b) The Secretary, in promulgating rules and regulations as authorized by statute, shall prescribe such rules and reþulations in accordance with chapter 5 of title 5, United States Code. Section 431 of the General Education Provisions Act also shall apply to such rules and regulalions to the extent applicable immediately prior to the effective

20

5 USC 500 el seq. usc 1232.

date of this Act, and to rules and reguìations promulgated with leqpqct to programs transferred under sections 301(a) (1), (2), and (4),
302, 303,304,305, and 306.
CONTRACTS

Snc. 415. (a) Sgbject to the provisions of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, the Secretary is authoriáed to make, enter into, and perform such contracts, grants, leases, cooperative agreements, or other similar transactions with Federal or óther public agencies (including State and local governments) and private organizations and persons, and to make such payments, by way of advance or reimbursement, as the Secretary may determine necessary or appropriate to carry out functions of the Secretary or the Department. ft) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, no authority to enter into contracts or to make payments under this title shall be effective except to such extent or in such amounts as are provided in adv¿nce under ?ppropriation Acts. This subsection shall not apply with respect to the authority granted under section 421,
REGIONAL AND FIELD OFFICES

20 usc 34?5. 40 USC 471 note

Snc. 416. The Secretary is authorized to establish, alter, discontinue,-or maintain such regional or other field offices as the Secretary may find necessary or appropriate to perform functions of thê Secretary or the Department.
ACQUISITION AND MAINTENANCE OF PROPERTY

20

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Snc. 417. (a) The Secretary is authorized(1) to acquire (by purchase, lease, condemnation, or otherwise),

20

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construct, improve, repair, operate, and maintain(A) schools and related facilities (but only to the extent that operation ofschools and related facilities by the Department is authorized by this Act); (B) laboratories; (C) research and testing sites and facilities;

93 STAT. 686

PUBLIC LAW 96-88_OCT. 17,7979
(D) quarters and relaled accommodations for employees o"a a"þ"t'ta"nts of employees of the Department; ancl. (E) personal ptope.iy (including patents), or any interest lherein,
aná ôlhéi n",,u..oty facilities for the health and "oìlnlfãòiftties *"lT;?;;G-piovðé" of the Departinent at its installations' and purchase and inaintain equipment therefor' t¡ifnu å"tf,ority available to the Secretary of Health, Educalion, u;d w¿iiu;ð u"¿"i seciiãn lr2a of the Educatión Amendments of 19?6
as may be necessarY; and -of lZ¡ ú provide by äóntract or otherwise for the establishment

20

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shall also be available to bhe Secretary. granted by subsection^(a)of áiu

this section shall be fàifné authority onlv with"rcspect to facilities ol a special purpose nature activities and "u"ifá¡iã t li;;';;;;;i'.å"ä iiv ¡,* iäassigned from similar-Federál

"ol Administrator

òtf,"rwise ävailable fõr assignment to the Department by the
of General Services.
F'ACILITIES AT REMOTE LOCATIONS

20

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3478

Suc. 418. {a) The Secretary is authorized to provide, construct' or at remote -ãlntoin-for: employees anð their dependents stationed

locations

remote locations( 1) emergency medical services and supplies; (2) food ãnd other subsistence supplies;
(lì)

u. l-r"c"..ury and when not otherwise

available at such

dining facilities;

ruìiJ".Uo"-iái ã"¿ itrã furnishing of services. and supplies^under t2). (3)' a;di4jof subseciion (a) shall be at prices reflecting "".ãLiáoftt value as determined by the Secretary' i"usõtrable '"di ir.õ"ãr- fro* reimbursements under this section-may be ..òãltãá tó tf-te appropriation of funds that bear or will bear all or part ;i th;;"rt òf rúih work or services or used to refund excess sums
when

(5) reimburseftent for food, clothing, medicine' .and other supplies--iurnisned ¡v such employces in emergencies for the temþorary relief of distressed persons;t6) tivinþ and working quartèrs and facilities; and iz) t.ottãpottation foi dependents of employeg9,9f the Departeducational facilities' -ò"t to the nearest appropriate fti-Cù; fui"irfri"e of mediðal treatment under.paragraph (1) of

tion and training;

iÁi

ã"¿ioîis"al equipment, accessories, and supplies for recrea-

necessarY'
rei mburse

us'

oF FA.ILITTES

20

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3479.

wi

With their consent, the Secretary may,.with or m"r-tt,-"i" t he reseárch, equipment, servjces,,r rrd United Stak's, ol i";iiiti"r òiá"y us"nóy'oi-in.l.u*"ntality oT the ¿ny torelgn tiovsubdivision thereot, or_ ol anv state or lloìitical ä.Ï"ñîtl i;' .ã;;ti;; õut uttv function of the Secretarv or the Department. "iãtñ;ñithstanding the transferof functions from the Secret*ry of n"'fZtì.ð-1" ìñ" S"crätu.y under section 302 (and the consequent perro.ming suc¡ runctionsshall l';;;iË; ;r p;;";;"ii'äii p"ito"neltò se.r'vices and facilities provirled b; i;;i"å; ioì'tt.r" pur'pðr"'otuccess Ëi t,h; Dãþtrtmenl óf n"r"i,ré, as emptoyees of the Department of
S¡rc. 419. (a)(1)

thout

Defense.

PUBLIC LAW 96-88_OCT. L'l, T979
agencies, corporations, associaLions, organizations, or individuals to use any real property, or any facilities, structures, or other improve-

93 STAT. 687

(b) The Secretary is authorized to permit public and private

ments thereon, under the custody and control of the Secretary for Department purposes. The Secretary shall permit the use of such property, facilities, structures, or improvements under such terms and rates and for such period as may be in the public interest, except that the periods ofsuch uses may not exceed five years. The Secretary may require permittees under this section to recondition and maintain, at their own expense, the real property, facilities, structures,

and improvements used by such permitùees to a standard satisfactory to the Secretary. This subsection shall not apply to excess property as

defined in section 3(e) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949. (c) Proceeds from reimbursements under this section may be credited to the appropriation of funds that bear or will bear all or part of the cost ofsuch equipment or facililies provided or lo refund excess
sums when necessary.
(d)

40

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472.

be acquired in the name of the United States Government.
COPYRIGHTS AND PATENTS

Any interest in real property acquired pursuant to this Act shall

Src. 420, The Secretary is authorized to acquire any of the foilowing described rights if the property acquired thereby is for use by or for, or useful to, the Deparlment: (1) copyrights, patents, and applications for patents, designs, processes, and manufacturing data; (2) licenses under copyrights, patents, and applications for
patents; and (3) releases, before suit is brought, patents or copyrights.

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for past infringement of

GIFTS AND BEQUESTS

Snc. 421. The Secretary is authorized to accept, hold, administer, and utilize gifts, bequests and devises of property, both real and personal, for the purpose of aiding or facilitating the work of the Department. Gifts, bequests, and devises of money and proceeds from sales of other property received as gifts, bequests, or devises shall be deposited in the Treasury and shall be available for disbursement upon the order ofthe Secretary.
TECHNICAL ADVICE

20

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Snc.422. (a) The Secretary is authorized, upon request, to provide advice, counsel, and technical assistance to applicants or potential applicants for grants and contracts and other interested persons with respect to any functions of the Secretary or the Department. (b) The Secretary may permit the consolidation of applications for grants or contracts with respect to two or more functions of the Secretary or the Department, but such consolidation shall not alter

20

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the statutory criteria for approval of applications for funding with
respect to such functions,
II/ORKING CAPITAL FUND

Suc. 423. (a) The Secretary, with the approval ofthe Director ofthe Office of Management and Budget, is authorized to establish for the Department a working capital fund, to be available without fiscal

Establishment.
20

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3483.

93 STAT. 688

PUBI,IC LAW 96_88_OCT. 17, 1979 vear limitation, for expenses necessary for the maintenance and the S-ecretarv å;Ë;";ì;;;i';üh ä*;ï* ããmiñistratíve services asand efficiency, Ë d"]iäbiãï" tr,éiñÈ'esrs of economy ;ffiit lñä ;å
including such services --.'---tiÏu

central .uppiv service for statio.nery and othersupplies u,ìå'"ä"ip*ã"i iãí i,ü,iõtr- aãequate stocks n. qy bi maintained to meet in whole o, ñ ü;ïh"-r"quirements of the Department and
its
(2)

as-

comPonents;

,1 .,-,-: central messenger' mail, telephone' and other communica-

r"""irtå.-o"uipåie
frrnd. Iess the

tions services; (3) office space, central- services.for document reproduction' and for g.aphics and visual aids; and (4) a central librarY service' t¡l fttá ãupitA of tn" iú"d shall consist of anv gPPro,Priationl

i.ä".äiä¡i" i'ai,ä ói J,iõt iioõL. of sufipties, equipmenr, ,other äãäãir-ã"ãinuã"toties o" Jt¿ei au the Sècretarv mav transfer to the
iI

fair ,and or'õt*iãi^f *o.t ing capiial'ånd theand -made

Such funds retateiù;bìiiti;.';"¡ unpaid obiigations.a ge nci es a nd riã- auä ubl e fu nds of :i,;ii Ë;"ilî ;ä;i i"' ;ï*|ãã ãïfiðãrl" ftre Oepar|mËnt,-ói fio* other sources, for supplies and ;;;iü;';i iuæå'th;ï';iii àpproximate.the expensg 9f op9¡atiq1'

includine lhe accrual o[ annual leave and the deprectat"ton-ol^:$utptrom sale _ã"i. tË" fund shall also be credited with receipts or damage or to recqipts in payment flor loss ä-.'nä"eäãf property and -¡e covered into the Treasury [V tÉrfu"¿. tnê,re strátl ;;;ilü"y "*,iu¿ r".ãipîå-ã"y .".pfus of'the fund (all assets, liabilas miscellan"o.,, transferred or ,r,".äfi;1". lo¡õ;äo;J!ðredl äbove rhe amounts There shall be anoropriated to estJbiiiü"attd-*aitrtain such fund. i,ïí;;fË;,"äï"rñ"- filã tirã stocks of suppìies, equipmenr, orþer ãriuli, liabilities, and unpaid obligations relating to tne servrces *ïi.ñ'tñò Secretary''Jetü|ìï,Ï*t, *iih tkt.e.upp.oual of the Director of iti" Óincé of Mana¡iement and lludget, will be performed'
T.UNDS TRANSF'ER

20

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nJt-i., ãnv-fiscal vðãi,"t.unäîer funds from one appropriation 4ny ãnother within the Department, except that no appropt'ratlol l,or this or decreas-ed pursuant to iË;i^*;';há¡ ne-efi.i,èï i^óibãi.¿no such transfer shall res-'lt in 5'pirô"nt and ä""fii;î¡i;ätff

Snc,424.The Secretary may' when authorized in an appropriation to

il;ääñä ä;;";üp;i"i;*¿io;tbove
appropriated theref'or.

the amount authorized to be

SEAL OF DEPARTMENT
20 IJSC 3485

Juãiãiui notice shall be taken ofsuch seal'
ANNUAL REPORT
Report ttr President and
0ongress. 20 usc :1486.

tfrã"öeiãrïtirã;t;ï ,*"É

Snc.425'TheSecretaryshallcauseasealofof{îcetobemadefor design as the Secrelary shall approve.

.fõ.Ëîf

Sec.426'(a)Thesecretaryshall'asSoonaspracticableafterthe ie*,"*Ée äiingt", compreñensive report to the president fbr transriÊii;;iõ itte Conþtess'on the activities.of the "ãótrir.äi b;;;;t";;;;-dutins'iïctt nscui v"ur'ltre.report shallntincludee a g ítåiä*]*i' ài ðtjË, "o.ì" riïi eï, ä ñ¿ þ t a n s fo r th e.De pa rtme t get h r progress-made toward;;itüä ä;sôsíment'or tne ---

lrlltt"

attainment o?suih goals, priorities, and plans;

PUBLIC LAIW 96-88_OCT. L7,

T97g

93 STAT. 689

(2) the more effective and efficient management of the Department and the coordination of its functions; and (3) the reduction of excessive or burdensome regulation and of unnecessary duplication and fragmentation in Federal education programs, accompanied where necessary by recommendations for proposed legislation for the achievement of such objectives. (b) The report required by subsection (a) shall also include an estimate of the exteni of the ion-Federal personnel employed pursuant to contracts entered into by the Department under section 415 or under any other authority (including any subcontract thereunder),

Non-Federal personnel'

the number of such contracts and subcontracts pursuant to which non-Federal personnel are employed, and the total cost of those
contracts and subcontracts.
RELATIONSHIP TO GENERAL EDUCATION PROVISIONS ACT

Snc. 42?. Except where inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, the General Education Provisions Act shall apply to functions transferred by this Act to the extent applicable on the day preceding the effective date of this Act.
AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

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S¡c. 428. Subject to any limitation on appropriations applicable with respect to any function or office transferred to the Secretary or the Department, there are authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1980 and each succeeding fiscal year such sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act and to enable the Secretary to administer and manage the Department. Funds appropriated in accordance with this section shall remain available until
expended.

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TITLE V_TRANSITIONAL, SAVINGS, AND CONFORMING
PROVISIONS
TRANSFEB AND ALLOCÁ,TION OF APPROPRIATIONS AND PERSONNEL

Act, shall be subject to the provisions ofsection 503.

authorizations, allocations, and other funds employed, held, used, arising from, available to, or to be made available in connection with the functions and offices, or portions thereof transferred by this Act, subject to section 202 of the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950, shall be transfened to the Secretary for appropriate allocation. Unexpended funds transferred pursuant to this subsection shall be used only for the purposes for which the funds were originally authorized and appropriated. (b) Positions expressly specified by statute or reorganization plan to carry out functions or offïces transferred by this Act, personnel occupying those positions on the effective date of this Act, and personnel authorized to receive compensation in such positions at the rate prescribed for offices and positions at level IV or V of the Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5315-5316) on the effective date of this

in connection with, and the assets, liabilities, contracts, property, records, and unexpended balance of appropriations,
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connection with functions and offÏces transSAVINGS PROVISIONS

Snc. 505, (a) All orders, determinations, rules, regulations, permits, granLs, contracts, certifìcates, licenses, and privileges-

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(bX1) The provisions of this Act shall not affect any proceedings, including notices of proposed rulemaking, or any application for any license, permit, certificate, or financial assistance pending on the effective date of this Act before any department, agency, commission, or component thereof, functions of which are transferred by this Act; but such proceedings and applications, to the extent that they relate to functions so transferred, shall be continued. Orders shall be issued in such proceedings, appeals shall be taken therefrom, and payments shall be made pursuant to such orders, as if this Act had not been enacted; and orders issued in any such proceedings shall continue in effect until modifìed, terminated, superseded, or revoked by the Secretary, by a court of competent jurisdiction, or by operation of law. Nothing in this subsection shall be deemed to prohibit the discontinuance or modification of any such proceeding under the same terms and conditions and to the same extent that such proceeding could have been discontinued or modified if this Act had not been enacted. (2) The Secretary is authorized to promulgate regulations providing for the orderly transfer ofproceedings continued under paragraph (1) to the Department. (c) Except as provided in subsection (e)(1) the provisions of this Act shall not affect suits commenced prior to the effective date of this Act, and (2) in all such suits, proceedings shall be had, appeals taken, and judgments rendered in the same manner and effect as if this Act had not been enacted, (d) No suit, action, or other proceeding commenced by or against any officer in the official capacity of such individual as an officer of any department or agency, functions of which are transferred by this Act, shall abate by reason of the enactment of this Act. No cause of action by or against any department or agency, functions ofwhich are transferred by this Act, or by or against any officer thereof in the official capacity ofsuch officer shall abate by reason ofthe enactment of this Act. (e) If, before the date on which this Act takes effect, any department or agency, or officer thereof in the official capacity of such officer, is a party to a suit, and under this Act any function ofsuch department, agency, or officer is transferred to the Secretary or any other official of the Department, then such suit shall be continued with the Secretary or other appropriate official of the Department substituted or added as a party. (f) Orders and actions of the Secretary in the exercise of functions transferred under this Act shall be subject to judicial review to the same extent and in the same manner as if such orders and actions

become effective by the President, any Federal department or agency or official thereof, or by a. court ofcompetentjurisdiction, in the performance of functions which are transferred under this Act to the Secretary or the Department, and (2) which are in effect at the time this Act takes effect, shall continue in effect according to their terms until modified, terminated, superseded, set aside, or revoked in accordance with the law by the President, the Secretary, or other authorized official, a court of competent j urisdiction, or by operation of law.

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?ff[J,]iï.J,t å81""* (h) The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act is
amended( I ) in section 1 1 1, by striking out subsection (a) and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "(?)- The S-ecretary^ of Labor shall consult with the Secretary of -Health and Human Services with respect to arrangements for s-ervices of a health or welfare character uirder this ActlThe Secretary of Labor shall consult with the Secretary of Education with respecï to arrangem-ents for services of an educational nature under thìs Act, a,nd the_Secretary of Education and the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall solicit the advice and comments of appropriate State agencies with regard to, respectively, education and healih and welfare services. Such services shall include basic or general education, educational programs conducted for offendersl institutional training, heaìth care, child care, and other supportive services, and new^ careers and job restructuring in the health, education, and
(2) in section I27(b), þy striking out "and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare" and inserting in lieu thereof a comma and the following: "the Secretary of Education, and the Secretary of Health and Human Servicesr'; (3) in section 302(c), by.striking out paragraph (B) and inserting in lieu thereof the followingr "(d) For the purposes of carrying out subsections (b) and (c) of this section, the secretary shall reserve from funds available for this title an amount equal to not less than 4.625 percent of the amount allocated pursuant to section 202,a)."; (4) in section 311(g), by striking out "Health, Education, and Welfare," and inserting in lieu -thereof "Health and Húman Services, Department of Education,"; (5) in section 314, by striking out "Health, Education, and Welfare" and inserting in lieu thèreof "Education"; (6) in section 438(aX2), by striking out "Health, Education, and Welfare," and inserting iri lieu thereof "Education, Secretary of Health and Human Services,"; and (1) in section 502(a)* (A) by striking out "15" and inserting in lieu thereof "16";
and (B) by striking out "Health, Education, and Welfare," in paragraph (_1) a_n4 inserting in lieu thereof ,,Education, Secretary of Health and Humãn Services,,',
is

and inserting in lieu thereof "Health and

29 USc 801 nore 29 USC 821

welfäre professions. " ;

92 Stat. 1945 29 USC 829,

29 USC 873.

92 Stat. 1968. 29 USC 879. 92 Stat. 19?2. 29 USC 882. 92 Stat. 1987. 29 USC 914. 29 USC 952.

amended-

_ (i) Section 5 of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Education Act

21 USC 1004.

(1) by inserting after "Secretar.y" in the first sentence ,,of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Education',; and (2) by striking out "of llealth, Education, and Welfare" in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "of Health and Human Services, the Departmènt of Education". 0) The Defense Dependents' Education Act of 1g?8 is amended(1) in section 1410(aXl), by striking out "representatives of sponsors" and inserting in lieir thereofT'parents'! (2) in section 1410(b), by striking ouf "secretary of Defense" and inse¡ting in lieu thereof "Secrétary ofEducation, in consultation with the Secretary of Defense,"; (Q) in section 74IL(a), by striking out "Department of Defense,' and inserting in lieu thereof "Department of Education";

92 Stat. 2369. 20 usc 928.

92 Stat.2370. 20 usc 929.

f)lt f.l:fA't'
92 Stat. 2ll'l0. 20 USc 929.

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1,¿rrv

tcrìcsi¡lnatin¡j

¡l i,he Dirr:ctor. aiì(l to.tlìe ser:rc of l,lducat.ioll iiii tho orilr¡rly l.ratrsfcr of the I'r'rnctiorìsi rtlìcler ;iì;-'ixl;;;,;';ì,iiìi',; ¡:ã.r.otion Âr:t o1 19'/tì 1'o ¡hg Íìer:rr:1at'v i.r.*rl I)ouarlàlcnl rll !ìtIttciri ion,"; litrtl '-'ti<T'it' t'ctlt'si¡Irrrtotlt' bv slriìrilrg ottl .-,'.-t,iori t¿lltt'lt Jll ilt" "t¡ ,,Àsriuturit lJecretary'ì arrcl iulierl.in¡1 in lìlu t,lrt,'rr-'ol "f-ie'cretrttY of'
,,(i,) i.,.,ái.uìn co*ìrnenclatio's
l'ìdtrc¿tl

p¿ìl'agi'Íìplì:

92 Stat. 21l¡iJ. 20 llso 2?11.

A;;;itì-96jiìs ¿,inòlcli,rl by lrkìing i,'l.Lc

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92 Stat. 2218. 20 IJSC 3012.

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of thr: I|lernic,rrt'ary- ancl Secoucierry- I4cìuc¿rt'iorr ¿rt l ht' c''(ì tirer:eof tlio lbllowing lcw

þlnvii'.,',ttt'tttal" lildttcittio. Ar'l of l1)7¡Ì is urri'iwhu r;lrirll hi't'.tn¡rcnsltlt'rl" arrrl I'vt'rvthitrg ,,,',,ìi¿,,,:l'ùv sfrikirr¡,, ;1"..t'i;li;,i, ifìiiiiJ"i, ilre e*rt of such scr:Lìo¡r ¿rncl ins;orti'g i. lii:u
l,hereof a periocl, "^'iiifüñ:ápfl

20

tfsc

2:190,

20

usc

i102.

Act tf l of'sierction 160(b) of the Vocation¿rl I'lduc¿rt'iorr í', iÀijiìãì,ii Èt;i;iùl;'t;,'l an.l who sh¿rll 5t: {:otn¡rcttsrr1ctl" "rìiéOiiï', äìr¿"""".oïrií,rs ì.l,ut"f,,tiò*i, ä,,.u,r¡at-, t¡o r:nd of s*ch p¿rr¿ìgraph ¿ìn(l insertirr¡¡ in lierr l.hcrt'of ;t pt'r'iotÌ... " "'(;ìiS;åìi;,r j,l2 ol tl"','i1i¡11r,'' l,ldu<';tlir.¡rr Acl t¡f l9(i5 is;rrrrt'ntlcrl Lry st.rìikinc orrt tlrc rr<.,corirl s,,i,tcnr',, aucl itlst'rtirr!j irr lit'u llrt'rt'o1'tlrtr i"ii.*iilsì ;;r'ììi' 'l'"-iãri.ìr' Corps sh¿rll be Ìroatk,'tl bv ¿r l)ircctor ¿itrtl ¿r
i'-ìiiif";;i,i;,rîàt'oti,,rted )t:outv l)irt,'cl,or. ".
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20 IJSC note.

1

102

l)2 Stat. 2f)65,

29 USC'i 6lb.
f)2

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2l)1J3.

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92 Stat. 1101. 5 USCI app. 92 litat. ] 10'/. fi llSO app.

""

^f '¿ìi i'i:,Ë;;i;å ;ùïÉ;ìÑ,'ii'ü:;'i[" 1¡i'piiir'ìtc"r .r I']rrtrt'iili'ir"' irrr l n ed i atcly a ftt't' "(-'ot rr rr o r'c(',' ; (2) in sect;ioir 9(aX1)
ì

PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT. L7,1979
(A) by redesignating subparagraphs (C) through (L) as (D) through (M), respectively; and (B) by inserting immediateìy after subparagraph (B) the following new subparagraph: "(C) of the Department of Education, all functions of the Inspector General of Health, Education, and Welfare or of tho Offîce of Inspector General of Health, Education, and Welfare relating to functions transferred by section 301 of the Department of Education Organization Act;"; (3) in section 11(1), by inserting "Education," immediately after "Commerce,t'; (4) in section 11(2), by inserting "Education," immediately after "Commerce,";and (5) by amending the title to read as follows: "An Act to establish Offices of Inspector General within various departments and agencies, and for other purposes.".
REDESIGNATION

93 STAT. 695

92 Stat. 1109 5 USC app.

Sec. 509. (a) The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare is Department of hereby redesignated the Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services. and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare or any other 20 usc 3508. official of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare is

hereby redesignated the Secretary or official, as appropriate, of Health and Human Services. (b) Any reference to the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, or any other official of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in any law, rule, regulation, certificate, directive, instruction, or other official paper in force on the effective date of this Act shall be deemed to refer and apply to the Department of Health and Human Services or the Secretary of Health and Human Services, respectively, except to the extent such reference is to a function or offìce transferred to the Secretary or the Department under this Act.
COORDINATION OF PROGRAMS AFFECTING HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS

Snc. 510. The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall identify, assess, coordinate, and eliminate conflict, duplication, and inconsistencies among programs significantly affecting handicapped individuals carried out by or under the Department of Health and Human Services, shall promote efficiency among such programs, and shall seek to coordinate, to the maximum extent feasible, such programs with programs significantly affecting handicapped individuals carried out by or under the Department of Education.
TRANSITION

20

usc

3509.

S¡c. 511, With the consent of the appropriate department or agency head concerned, the Secretary is authorized to utilize the services of such officers, employees, and other personnel of the departments and agencies from which functions or offices have been transferred to the Secretary or the Department, and funds appropriated to such functions or offices for such period of time as may reasonably be needed to facilitate the orderly implementation of this Act.

20

usc

3510,

93 STAT.

696

PUBLIC LAW 96-88-OCT' ll,1979

TITLEVI*nFFECTIVEDATEANDINTERIMAPPOINTMENTS
EFFECTIVE DATE Publication in
Federal Register.
20 usc 3401 note.

Regulations.

Snc. 601. (a) The provisions of this^Act shall take effect one n,ñäî"d a"¿'ãigñtl ¿ävs after the fìrst Sec-letarv. takgs o{{ce'.o1 on datõ on or after October 1, 1979, as the President may äñï "ãttiei publish in the Federal Register, except that af any õ"Ë"ciibe and fime on or aftei October 1, 1979--- - -tll^trv of the offîcers provided for in title II of this Act may be nomina[ed and appointed, as provided in such title;and (2) the Secretãiy may promulgate regulations pursuant to section 505þX2) of this Act. (biFünds available to any department or agency (or any offìcial or cornpãné"ltttereoÐ, the fuñctións or offices oiwhich are transferred tõ- lñé Seóretaty oi the Department bv this Act, may.with. the àppiõvat of the birector of the Office of Management and Budget, be uãäå to óãv the òompensation and expenses of any oflìcer appointed nursuani to this titlb and other transitional and planning expenses ärJoðiáleA *ith the establishment of the Department or transfer of iunctions or offices thereto until such time as funds for such purposes are otherwise available'
INTERIM APPOINTMENTS

20

usc

3401

note.

Sec. 602. (a) In the event that one or more officers requ-ir-ed Þy this Aci to be apþointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate étrãti nói häve entereå upon office on the effective date of this Act and nõCwittrstanding any olher provisions of -law, the President m-ay dÀsisnate an ofñcerin the executive branch to act in such office for óñe"hundred and twenty days or until the office is filled as provided in this Act, whichever occurs first. ft) Anv officer acting in an office in the Department pursuant to thànrovísions of subseðtion (a) shall receive compensation at the rate presiribed for such office under this Act'

Approved October 17, 1979.

!Eq]!!4Try8ë]!!qEY,

HOUSE REPORTS: No. 96-143 accompanying H.R. 2444 (Comm. on Government
Operations) and Nô. 96-4.59 (Comm. of Conference)'

SENATE REPORTS:-Ñõ. 96*¿g

(Co*-. on Governmental Affairs) and No. 96-Íì26

(Comm. of Conference). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 125 (19?9): Aor. l¡. 10.26,30, considered and passed Senate. .lin" i, ri-rá, lg, July 11, H.R.2444, colsidered and passed House; passage vacaúed and S. 210, amended, passed in lieu' Sept, 24, Senate agreed to conference report. Seit. ZZ, House agreed to conference reporf WEEKLYóOMPùÃITõN OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS' VOI. 15, NO. 42: Oct. 17, Presidential statement.