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[82 STAT. 1048]
[82 STAT. 1048]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968


PUBLIC LAW 90-575-OCT. 16, 1968

[82 STAT.


"SEC. 1003. I n the awarding of grants under this title the Commissioner shall, insofar as practicable and consistent with the other purposes of this title, give weight to the objective of having an adequate number of graduate and professional schools of good quality within each appropriate region. "CONSULTATION

"SEC. 1004. I n the development of general policy governing the administration of this title, the Commissioner shall consult with the National Science Foundation, the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, and the Federal Judicial Center for the purpose of promoting the coordination of Federal programs bearing on the purposes of this title." PART I — L A W SCHOOL CLINICAL EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS AUTHORIZATION

Ante. p. 1047.

SEC. 281. The Higher Education Act of 1965 is amended by inserting after title X the following new title: "TITLE XI—LAW SCHOOL CLINICAL E X P E R I E N C E PEOGRAMS a PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION

"SEC. 1101. (a) The Commissioner is authorized to enter into contracts with accredited law schools in the States for the purpose of paying not to exceed 90 per centum of the cost of establishing or expanding programs in such schools to provide clinical experience to students in the practice of law, with preference being given to programs providing such experience, to the extent practicable, in the preparation and trial of cases. " (b) Such costs may include necessary expenditures incurred for— "(1) planning; "(2) training of faculty members and salary for additional faculty members; " (3) travel and per diem for faculty and students; "(4) reasonable stipends for students for work in the public service performed as part of any such program at a time other than during the regular academic year; "(5) equipment; and "(6) such other items as are allowed pursuant to regulations issued by the Commissioner. " (c) No law school may receive more than $75,000 in any fiscal year pursuant to this title. -ch^or"^"*'^^^'" "^^^ ^ ^ ^ ^^® purpose of this title the term 'accredited law school' means any law school which is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association approved by the Commissioner for this purpose. "APPLICATIONS

"SEC. 1102. (a) A contract authorized by this title may be made by the Commissioner upon application which— "(1) is made at such time or times and contains such information as he may prescribe; " (2) provides for such fiscal control and fund accounting procedures as may be necessary to assure proper disbursement of and