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[74 Stat. 854]
[74 Stat. 854]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

854 Definitions.

PUBLIC LAW 8 6 - 7 2 5 - S E P T. 8, 1960

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SEC. 4. As used in this Act— (1) the term "child" means a person who is less than twentyone years of age; (2) the term "orphan" means a child who resides in the District of Columbia and who does not have a living parent or guardian; (3) the term "adult" means a person who is twenty-one years of age, or older; (4) the term "guardian" means a person (A) appointed as a guardian for a child by a court of competent jurisdiction, and (B) who has control or custody of such child; (5) the term "parent" means a person (A) who (i) is a natural parent of a child, (ii) is a stepfather or stepmother of a child, or (iii) has adopted a child, and (B) who has custody or control of such child; and (6) the term "Board of Education" means the Board of Education of the District of Columbia. SEC. 5. (1) Nothing in this Act shall be construed so as to affect the authority vested in the Commissioners of the District of Columbia D. C. Code title by Eeorganization Plan Numbered 5 of 1952 (66 Stat. 824). The 1, app. performance of any function vested by this Act in the Commissioners of the District of Columbia or in any office or agency under the jurisdiction and control of said Commissioners may be delegated by said Commissioners in accordance with section 3 of such plan. (2) This Act shall not be construed as superseding the Act approved D. C. C o d e 31- April 23, 1958 (72 Stat. 98), and such Act approved April 23, 1958, 30 la. shall continue in full force and effect. Repeals. SEC. 6. The following provisions of law are repealed: (1) The last paragraph under the heading "Public Schools" 30 Stat. 1056. in the Act of March 3, 1899, as amended (D.C. Code, sec. 31-301). (2) The last paragraph under the side heading "Miscellaneous" which follows the center heading "Public Schools" in the Act 38 Stat. 536. of July 21, 1914 (D.C. Code, sec. 31-302). (3) The last paragraph under the side heading "Miscellaneous" which follows the center heading "Public Schools" in the 38 Stat. 910. Act of March 3, 1915 (D.C. Code, sec. 31-303). (4) The second paragraph under the center heading "Public 40 Stat. 470. Schools" in the Act of March 28, 1918 (D.C. Code, sec. 31-304). (5) The last paragraph under the heading "Capital Outlay" which follows the center heading "Public Schools" in the Act of 58 Stat. 515. June 28, 1944 (D.C. Code, sec. 31-305). (6) The last paragraph under the heading "Capital Outlay" which follows the center heading "Public Schools" in the Act of 63 Stat. 309. June 29, 1949 (D.C. Code, sec. 31-306). D. C. g^c. 7. Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed as preventCollege. Teachers ing the Board of Education from requiring students of the District of Columbia Teachers College to pay tuition, and the said Board is authorized, in its discretion, to require the payment of tuition by the students of such college, whether or not resident in the District of Columbia, with the exception of those students who are authorized to be excused from the payment of tuition by an Act other than this Act. Effective date. SEC. 8. This Act shall take effect on the first day of the school semester which commences at least sixty days after the date of enactment of this Act. Approved September 8, 1960.