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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984

98 STAT. 1287


SEC. 401. (a) The President is authorized to make Presidential President of U.S. Awards for Teaching Excellence in Mathematics and Science to 20 USC 4001. elementary and secondary school teachers of mathematics or science who have demonstrated outstanding teaching qualifications in the field of teaching mathematics or science. (b) Each year the President is authorized to make one hundred awards under subsection (a) of this section. In selecting elementary and secondary school teachers for the award authorized by this section, the President shall select at least one elementary school teacher and one secondary school teacher from each of the several States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

SEC. 402. The President shall carry out the provisions of this title, President of U.S. including the establishment of the selection procedures, after con- 20 USC 4002. sultation with the Secretary of Education, the Director of the National Science Foundation, and other appropriate officials of Federal agencies. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 403. (a) There are authorized to be appropriated $1,000,000 for 20 USC 4003. the fiscal year 1985 to carry out the provisions of this title. (b) Amounts appropriated pursuant to subsection (a) shall be available for making awards under this title, for administrative expenses, for necessary travel by teachers selected under this title, and for special activities related to carrying out the provisions of this title. TITLE V—ASBESTOS SCHOOL HAZARD ABATEMENT SEC. 501. This title may be cited as the "Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act of 1984". FINDINGS AND PURPOSES

Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act of 1984. 20 USC 4011 note.

SEC. 502. (a) The Congress finds that— 20 USC 4011. (1) exposure to asbestos fibers has been identified over a long period of time and by reputable medical and scientific evidence as significantly increasing the incidence of cancer and other severe or fatal diseases, such as asbestosis; (2) medical evidence has suggested that children may be particularly vulnerable to environmentally induced cancers; (3) medical science has not established any minimum level of exposure to asbestos fibers which is considered to be safe to individuals exposed to the fibers; (4) substantial amounts of asbestos, particularly in sprayed form, have been used in school buildings, especially during the period 1946 through 1972; (5) partial surveys in some States have indicated that (A) in a number of school buildings materials containing asbestos fibers have become damaged or friable, causing asbestos fibers to be