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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

PUBLIC LAW 9 4 - 4 0 5 — S E P T. 10, 1976

90 STAT. 1225

Public Law 94-405 94th Congress An Act To provide Federal financial assistance to States in order to assist local educational agencies to provide education to Vietnamese and Cambodian refugee children, and for other purposes.

Sept. 10. 1976 [S. 2145]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Indochina be cited as the "Indochina Refugee Children Assistance Act of 1976". Refugee Children Assistance Act of 1976. TITLE I — P R O G R A M FOR THE 1976 F I S C A L Y E A R 20 USC 1211b note. APPLICABILITY; DEFINITIONS

SEC. 101. (a) The provisions of this title shall be applicable for fiscal year 1976. (b) A s used in this title— (1) The term "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Education. (2) The term "elementary school" means a day or residential school which provides elementary education, as determined under State law. (3) The term "free public education" means education which is provided at public expense under public supervision and direction, and without tuition charge, and which is provided as elementary or secondary school education in the applicable State. (4) The term "Indochinese refugee children" means children who are refugees within the meaning of that term as defined in section 3 of the Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1975. (5) The term "average p e r pupil expenditure" for a State means the aggregate current expenditures during the second fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which the determination is made (or if satisfactory data for that year are not available at the time of computation, then during the most recent preceding fiscal year for which satisfactory data are available) of all local educational agencies in the State, plus any direct current expenditures by the State for the operation of such agencies (without regard to the source of funds from which either of such expenditures is m a d e), divided by the aggregate number of children in average daily attendance to whom such agencies provided free public education during such preceding year. (6) The term "current expenditures" means all expenditures for free public education, except for (A) expenditures attributable to fixed charges, including payments of principal and interest on shortterm and long-term debt, and payments for retirement benefits, for insurance and judgments, for rental of land and buildings, and for construction costs, (B) expenditures attributable to admmistration, and (C) expenditures attributable to transportation or building maintenance. (7) The term "local educational agency" means a public board of education or other public authority legally constituted within a State for either administrative control or direction of, or to perform a service function for, public elementary or secondary schools in a city,

20 USC 1211b note.

22 USC 2601 note.