U.S. Code, Title 15, Commerce and Trade

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

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§ 278g–2. Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program

     The Institute, in conjunction with the National Academy of Sciences, shall establish and conduct a post-doctoral fellowship program, subject to the availability of appropriations, which shall be organized and carried out in substantially the same manner as the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Post-Doctoral Research Associate Program that was in effect prior to 1986, and which shall include not less than twenty nor more than 60 new fellows per fiscal year.

(Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 872, § 19, as added Pub. L. 99–574, § 8(a), Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3238; amended Pub. L. 100–418, title V, § 5115(a)(1), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1433; Pub. L. 104–113, § 8(3), Mar. 7, 1996, 110 Stat. 779.)

Prior Provisions

     A prior section 19 of act Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 872, was renumbered section 22 and is classified to section 278h of this title.


     1996—Pub. L. 104–113 inserted ", subject to the availability of appropriations," after "post-doctoral fellowship program" and substituted "nor more than 60" for "nor more than forty".

     1988—Pub. L. 100–418 substituted "Institute" for "National Bureau of Standards".

Effective Date

     Section 8(b) of Pub. L. 99–574 provided that: "The amendments made by subsection (a) [enacting this section] shall be effective October 1, 1987.