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PUBLIC LAW 86-776-SEPT. 13, 1960

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Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and, later, as the Cohimbia Institution for the Deaf), which was continued as a body corporate under the name of Gallaudet College by the Act approved June 18, 1954 (68 Stat. 265, Public Law 420, 83d Cong. ch. 324). _ ^^^g S."3w1r32^^' (b) All property conveyed by the Institution to the United States, as trustee, pursuant to certain provisos under the heading "Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb" in the Act of June 10, 1872, Fortysecond Congress, second session (17 Stat. L. 347, at 360), by deed dated June 20, 1872, and recorded in liber 752, folio 272, of the land records for the District of Columbia, and all property otherwise made subject to such deed of trust, is hereby given, granted, remised, released, and quitclaimed unto Gallaudet College, free and clear of any trust, lien, encumbrance, or indebtedness arising out of said deed or under the said Act of June 10, 1872, and the college is forever discharged from the obligation of repayment, to the United States, of the sum referred to in said Act and in said deed, or in any note or other evidence of indebtedness executed in connection therewith. SEC. 2. The said deed, and any note or other evidence of indebtedness executed in connection therewith, and all original papers with respect thereto, shall be delivered by the Administrator of General Services (or any other officer of the United States having custody thereof) to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (or his designee) and shall by the Secretary (or his designee) be canceled and returned to Gallaudet College for its historical records. SEC. 3. Section 9(a) of the said Act of June 18, 1954 (repealing p,^e.^iwo2Y°**^ various statutes), is amended by inserting, immediately after the second paragraph following the first colon, the following new paragraph: "The first and second provisos at the end of the third paragraph under the heading 'Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb' in the Act approved June 10, 1872, chapter 415, volume 17, Statutes at Large, page 347, which appear at page 360 and read as follows: Provided, That before the expenditure of any part of this appropriation, by proper deeds of conveyance, to be approved by the Attorney General of the United States, all the real estate now owned by the said Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb shall be vested in the United States, as trustee, for the sole use and purpose provided in the Act entitled "An Act to incorporate the Columbia Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf, Dumb, and Blind," approved February 16, 1857, and the several Acts amendatory thereof: n Stat. lei. Provided, That, whenever Congress shall so determine, any part of said estate may be sold, and so much of the proceeds thereof as shall be needful for the purpose shall be applied to reimburse the United States for the expenditure herein provided.' ". SEC. 4. (a) Subsection (a) of section 3 of the said Act of June 18, 1954, is amended by inserting at the beginning of such subsection, im- yR'^^' ^°*** ^^" mediately before "Gallaudet College", the following: "Subject to the provisions of subsection (b),". (b) Subsection (b) of such section 3 of the Act of June 18, 1954, is amended by inserting "real" immediately before "property" and by striking out "the United States, as trustee, for the sole use of". SEC. 5. All Acts in conflict with this Act are repealed. Approved September 13, 1960.