U.S. Code, Title 20, Education

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

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§ 4418. Indian Preference

(a) In general

     Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal or State law, the Institute is authorized to develop a policy or policies for the Institute to extend preference to Indians in—

     (1) admissions to, and enrollment in, programs conducted by the Institute,

     (2) employment by the Institute, and

     (3) contracts, fellowships, and grants awarded by the Institute.

(b) Hiring preference

     In carrying out section 4416(b)(1) of this title, the President of the Institute shall, to the maximum extent practicable, give preference in hiring to Indians.

(Pub. L. 99–498, title XV, § 1511, Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1607; Pub. L. 102–325, title XIII, § 1331(e), July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 807.)


     1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–325 inserted "develop a policy or policies for the Institute to" after "is authorized to".

Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

     Amendment by Pub. L. 102–325 effective Oct. 1, 1992, see section 2 of Pub. L. 102–325, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.