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[82 STAT. 1043]
[82 STAT. 1043]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-575-OCT. 16, 1968

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"APPROPRIXVTIONS AUTHORIZED

"SEC. 802. There are authorized to be appropriated for the purposes of this title (and planning and related activities in the initial fiscal year for such purpose), $340,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, $4,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, and $15,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1971. "AUTHORITY FOR FREE OR REDUCED RATE COMMUNICATIONS INTERCONNECTION SERVICES

"SEC. 803. Nothing in the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, '*» st^at. lo^^^-^^ or in any other provision of law shall be construed to prevent United note. States communications common carriers from rendering, subject to such rules and regulations as the Federal Communications Commission may prescribe, free or reduced rate communications interconnection services for interconnection systems within the purview of this title, whether or not included in a project for which a grant is made under this title." PART G—EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE GRANTS, CONTRACTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS TO STRENGTHEN PROGRAMS OF EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE

SEC. 261. The Higher Education Act of 1965 is amended by inserting after title VIII the following new title: "TITLE IX—EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE "PURPOSE

"SEC. 901. I t is the purpose of this title to establish a program of grants and fellowships to improve the education of students attending institutions of higher education in preparation for entrance into the service of State, local, or Federal governments, and to attract such students to the public service. " P A R T A—GRANTS AND CONTRACTS To STRENGTHEN AND IMPROVE EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC SERVICE "PROJECT GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

"SEC. 903. The Secretary is authorized to make grants to or contracts with institutions of higher education, or combinations of such institutions, to assist them in planning, developing, strengthening, improving, or carrying out programs or projects (i) for the preparation of graduate or professional students to enter the public service or (ii) for research into, or development or demonstration of, improved methods of education for the public service. Such grants or contracts may include payment of all or part of the cost of programs or projects such as— "(1) planning for the development or expansion of graduate or professional programs to prepare students to enter the public service; " (2^ training and retraining of faculty members; "(3) strengthening the public service aspects of courses or curriculums leading to a graduate or professional degree; " (4) establishment, expansion, or operation of centers for study at the graduate or professional level (but not including payment for construction or acquisition of buildings);

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