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[76 Stat. 586]
[76 Stat. 586]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1962

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PUBLIC LAW 87-688-SEPT. 25, 1962

[76 STAT.

Public Law 87-688 September 25, 1962 [H. R. 10062]

AN ACT ,.? To extend the application of certain laws to American Samoa.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the American Samoa. United States of AmeHca in Congress assembled, That, upon request Appucation of „f ^^g Secretary of the Interior— tension. ' (^) the head of any Federal department, agency, or corporation may, notwithstanding any other provision of law, extend to American Samoa, without reimbursement, such scientific, technical, and other assistance under any program which it administers as, in the judgment of the Secretary of the Interior, will promote the welfare of American Samoa. The provisions of the preceding sentence shall not apply to financial assistance under any grantin-aid program..The Secretary of the Interior shall not request assistance pursuant to this subsection which will involve nonreimbursable costs as estimated for him in advance by the heads of the departments, agencies, and corporations concerned in excess of an aggregate of $150,000 in any one fiscal year; (b) the Secretary of Agriculture may extend to American Samoa the benefits of the National School Lunch Act (60 Stat. 230), as amended (42 U.S.C. 1751 et seq.); and (c) the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare may extend to American 3amoa the benefits of the Vocational Education Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 775; 20 U.S.C. 15i et seq.), the Library Services Act (70 Stat. 293; 20 U.S.C. 351 et seq.), the Hospital Survey and Construction Act (Act of August 13, 1946; 60 Stat. 1040; 42 U.S.C. 291 et seq.), and section 314 of the Public Health Service Act (58 Stat. 693; 42 U.^-C. 246), all as amended. VOCATIONAL

60 Stat. 775. 20 USC 15j.

20 USC 15j, 15o, 15p.

20 USC 15q.

EDUCATION

SEC. 2. (a) American Samoa shall be entitled to share in the benefits of the Vocational Education Act of 1946 (20 U.S.C. 15i et seq.), and any Act amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, upon the same terms and conditions as any of the several States. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, and annually thereafter, the sum of $80,000, to be available for allotment to American Samoa under such Act and the modifications hereinafter provided. (b) Sums appropriated under the authority of subsection (a) of this section shall be allocated for vocational education in (1) agriculture, (2) home economics, (3) trades and industries, and (4) distributive occupations, in the proportion which the amount authorized to be appropriated under paragraphs (1), (2), (3), and (4), respectively, of section 3 of the Vocational Education Act of 1946, bears to the sum of such amounts except insofaii as the Commissioner of Education, with the approval of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, deems it necessary to modify said proportions to meet special conditions existing in American Samoa. (c) The provisions of section 3, section 7, and section 8(b) of the Vocational Education Act of 1946, shall apply to sums appropriated under this section with such modifications as the Commissioner of Education, with the approval of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, shall deem necessary to meet special conditions existing in American Samoa. (d) In addition to the sums authorized to be appropriated under section 9 of the Vocational Education Act of 1946, there are hereby