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which thereupon each is entitled, respectively, to receive. If the Secretary of the Interior shall withhold a certificate from any State or Territory of its appropriation the facts and reasons therefor shall be reported to the President, and the amount involved shall be kept separate in the Treasury until the close of the next Congress, in order that the State or Territory may, if it should so desire, appeal to Congress from the determination of the Secretary of the Interior. If the next Congress shall not direct such sum to be paid it shall be covered into the Treasury. And the Secretary of the Interior is hereby charged with the proper administration of this law.1
SEC. 6. [7 U.S.C. 328) Congress may at any time amend, suspend, or repeal any or all of the provisions of this act.
SEC. 5.2 [7 U.S.C. 326a] There is appropriated annually, out of funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for payment to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands of the United States, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau the amount they would be entitled to receive under this Act if they were States. Sums appropriated under this section shall be treated in the same manner and be subject to the same provisions of law, as would be the case if they had been appropriated by the first sentence of section 1.
1 Administration of the Second Morrill Act transferred to the Secretary of Agriculture by section 1419 of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act Amendments of 1981 (7 U.S.C. 3101
note). See page 123 of this compilation. 2 This section 5 was first added at the end of the Act of August 30, 1890 (Second, Morrill Act; (therefore after section 6)) by section 506(c) of P.L. 92–318 (86 Stat. 350). The 1988 amendment (P.L. 100_339, sec. 2) did not change the placement of the section.
AN ACT Providing for research into basic laws and principles relating to agri
culture, further development of cooperative agricultural extension work, and more complete endowment and support of land-grant colleges.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SEC. 22. [7 U.S.C. 329] In order to provide for the more complete endowment and support of the colleges in the several States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands entitled to the benefits of the Act entitled “An Act donating public lands to the several States and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic acts," approved July 2, 1862, as amended and supplemented (7 U.S.C. 301-328), there are hereby authorized to be appropriated annually, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriate, the following amounts:
(a) For the first fiscal year beginning after the date of enactment of this Act, and for each fiscal year thereafter, $8,250,000; and
(b) For the first fiscal year beginning after the date of enactment of this Act, and for each fiscal year thereafter $4,380,000.
The sums appropriated in pursuance of paragraph (a) shall be paid annually to the several States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands in equal shares. The sums appropriated in pursuance of paragraph (b) shall be in addition to sums appropriated in pursuance of paragraph (a) and shall be allotted and paid annually to each of the several States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands in the proportion to which the total population of each State, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands bears to the total population of all the States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands as determined by the last preceding decennial census. Sums appropriated in pursuance of this section shall be in addition to sums appropriated or authorized under such Act of July 2, 1862, as amended and supplemented, and shall be applied only for the purposes of the colleges defined in such Act, as amended and supplemented. The provisions of law applicable to the use and payment of sums under the Act entitled “An Act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts established under the provisions of an Act of Congress approved July 2, 1862," approved August 30, 1890, as amended and supplemented, shall apply to the use and payment of sums appropriated in pursuance of this section.
Harry S Truman Memorial Scholarship Act AN ACT To establish the Harry S Truman memorial scholarships, and for other
purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, [20 U.S.C. 2001, note)) That this Act may be cited as the "Harry S Truman Memorial Scholarship Act”.
STATEMENTS OF FINDINGS
SEC. 2. (20 U.S.C. 2001] The Congress finds that,
because a high regard for the public trust and a lively exercise of political talents were outstanding characteristics of the thirty-third President of the United States;
because a special interest of the man from Independence in American history and a broad knowledge and understanding of the American political and economic system gained by study and experience in county and National Government culminated in the leadership of America remembered for the quality of his character, courage, and commonsense;
because of the desirability of encouraging young people to recognize and provide service in the highest and best traditions of the American political system at all levels of government, it is especially appropriate to honor former President Harry S Truman through the creation of perpetual education scholarship program to develop increased opportunities for young Americans to prepare and pursue careers in public service.
SEC. 3. [20 U.S.C. 2002] As used in this Act, the term
(1) "Board” means the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation;
(2) “Foundation" means the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation;
(3) "fund” means the Harry S Truman Memorial Scholarship Fund;
(4) “institution of higher education" means any such institution as defined by section 101 of the Higher Education Act of 1965;
(5) "State" means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and considered as a single entity, Guam, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands; and
(6) "Secretary” means the Secretary of the Treasury. SEC. 4. [20 U.S.C. 2003)] The Harry S Truman Scholarship Program as authorized by this Act shall be the sole Federal memorial to President Harry S Truman.
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE HARRY S TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
SEC. 5. (20 U.S.C. 2004] (a) There is established, as an independent establishment of the executive branch of the United States Government, the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation.
(b) (1) The Foundation shall be subject to the supervision and direction of a Board of Trustees. The Board shall be composed of thirteen members, as follows:
(A) two Members of the Senate, one from each political party, to be appointed by the President of the Senate;
(B) two Members of the House of Representatives, one from each political party, to be appointed by the Speaker;
(C) eight members not more than four of whom shall be of the same political party, to be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, of whom one shall be a chief executive officer of a State, one a chief executive officer of a city or county, one a member of a Federal Court, one a member of a State court, one a person active in postsecondary education, and three representatives of the general public; and
(D) the Commissioner of Education or his designate, who shall serve ex officio as a member of the Board, but shall not be eligible to serve as Chairman.
(c) The term of office of each member of the Board shall be six years; except that (1) the members first taking office shall serve as designated by the President, four for terms of two years, five for terms of four years, and four for terms of six years, and (2) any member appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the remainder of the term for which his predecessor was appointed, and shall be appointed in the same manner as the original appointment for that vacancy was made.
(d) Members of the Board shall serve without pay, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for travel, subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
SEC. 6. (20 U.S.C. 2005] (a) The Foundation is authorized to award scholarships to persons who demonstrate outstanding potential for and who plan to pursue a career in public service. Award recipients shall be known as Truman scholars.
(b) Scholarships under this Act shall be awarded for such periods as the Foundation may prescribe but not to exceed four academic years.
(c) A student awarded a scholarship under this Act may attend any institution of higher education offering courses of study, training, or other educational activities designed to prepare persons for a career in public service as determined pursuant to criteria established by the Foundation.
(d) Each student awarded a scholarship under this Act must have indicated a serious intent to enter the public service upon the completion of his or her educational program. Each institution of higher education at which such a student is in attendance will make reasonable continuing efforts to encourage such a student to enter the public service upon completing his or her educational program.
SELECTION OF TRUMAN SCHOLARS SEC. 7. (a) The Foundation is authorized, either directly or by contract, to provide for the conduct of a nationwide competition for the purpose of selecting Truman scholars.
(b) The Foundation shall adopt selection procedures which shall assure that at least one Truman scholar shall be selected each year from each State in which there is at least one resident applicant who meets the minimum criteria established by the Foundation. (20 U.S.C. 2006)
STIPENDS SEC. 8. [20 U.S.C. 2007) Each student awarded a scholarship under this Act shall receive a stipend which shall not exceed the cost to such students for tuition, fees, books, room and board, or $10,000 (adjusted annually to reflect increases, if any, in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics) whichever is less for each academic year of study.
SCHOLARSHIP CONDITIONS SEC. 9. (20 U.S.C. 2008) (a) A student awarded a scholarship under the provisions of this Act shall continue to receive the payments provided in this Act only during such periods as the Foundation finds that he or she is maintaining satisfactory proficiency and devoting full time to study or research designed to prepare him or her for a career in public service and is not otherwise engaging in gainful employment other than employment approved by the Foundation pursuant to regulation.
(b) The Foundation is authorized to require reports containing such information in such form and to be filed at such times as the Foundation determines to be necessary from any student awarded a scholarship under the provisions of this act. Such reports shall be accompanied by a certificate from any appropriate official at the institution of higher education, approved by the Foundation, stating that such student is making satisfactory progress in, and is devoting essentially full time to, study or research, except as otherwise provided in subsection (a).
TRUMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
SEC. 10. [20 U.S.C. 2009) (a) There is established in the Treasury of the United States a trust fund to be known as the Harry S Truman Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund. The fund shall consist of amounts appropriated to it by section 14 of this act.
(b) It shall be the duty of the Secretary to invest in full amounts appropriated to the fund. Such investments may be made only in interest-bearing obligations of the United States or in obligations guaranteed as to both principal and interest by the United States. For such purpose, such obligations may be acquired (1) on original issue at the issue price, or (2) by purchase of outstanding obligations at the market place. The purposes for which obligations of the United States may be issued under the Second Liberty Bond Act, as amended, are hereby extended to authorize the issuance at par of special obligations exclusively to the fund. Such special obli