U.S. Code, Title 20, Education

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1087uu–1. Native American Students

     In determining family contributions for Native American students, computations performed pursuant to this part shall exclude—

     (1) any income and assets of $2,000 or less per individual payment received by the student (and spouse) and student’s parents under the Per Capita Act or the Distribution of Judgment Funds Act [25 U.S.C. 1401 et seq.]; and

     (2) any income received by the student (and spouse) and student’s parents under the Alaskan Native Claims Settlement Act [43 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.] or the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act [25 U.S.C. 1721 et seq.].

(Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 479C, as added Pub. L. 100–50, § 14(27), June 3, 1987, 101 Stat. 353; amended Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 471(a), July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 606.)

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     The Per Capita Act, referred to in par. (1), probably means Pub. L. 98–64, Aug. 2, 1983, 97 Stat. 365, which enacted sections 117a to 117c of Title 25, Indians, and repealed section 117 of Title 25. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

     The Distribution of Judgment Funds Act, referred to in par. (1), is Pub. L. 93–134, Oct. 19, 1973, 87 Stat. 466, as amended, also known as the Indian Tribal Judgment Funds Use or Distribution Act, which is classified generally to chapter 16 (§ 1401 et seq.) of Title 25. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

     The Alaskan Native Claims Settlement Act, referred to in par. (2), probably means the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, Pub. L. 92–203, Dec. 18, 1971, 85 Stat. 688, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 33 (§ 1601 et seq.) of Title 43, Public Lands. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1601 of Title 43 and Tables.

     The Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act, referred to in par. (2), probably means the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980, Pub. L. 96–420, Oct. 10, 1980, 94 Stat. 1785, which is classified generally to subchapter II (§ 1721 et seq.) of chapter 19 of Title 25, Indians. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1721 of Title 25 and Tables.

Amendments

     1992—Pub. L. 102–325 amended section generally, reenacting provisions without change.

Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

     Amendment by Pub. L. 102–325 applicable with respect to determinations of need under this part for award years beginning on or after July 1, 1993, see section 471(b) of Pub. L. 102–325, set out as a note under section 1087kk of this title.

Effective Date

     Section effective as if enacted as part of the Higher Education Amendments of 1986, Pub. L. 99–498, see section 27 of Pub. L. 100–50, set out as an Effective Date of 1987 Amendment note under section 1001 of this title.

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