PUBLIC LAW 85-865-SEPT. 2, 1958 ALLOTMENTS TO TERRITORIES A N D POSSESSIONS
^ SEC. 1008. The amounts reserved by the Commissioner under sections 302 and 502 shall be allotted by the Commissioner among Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto liico, the Canal Zone, Guam, and the Virgin Islands, according to their respective needs for the type of assistance furnished under the part or title in which the section appears. IMPROVEMENT OF STATISTICAL SERVICES OF STATE EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES
SEC. 1009. (a) For the purpose of assisting the States to improve and strengthen the adequacy and reliability of educational statistics provided by State and local reports and records and the methods and techniques for collecting and processing educational data and disseminating information about the condition and progress of education in the States, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, and each of the three succeeding fiscal years, for grants to States under this section, such sums as the Congress may determine. (b) Grants under this section by the Commissioner shall be equal to one-half of the cost of State educational agency programs to carry out the purposes of this section, including (1) improving the collection, analysis, and reporting of statistical data supplied by local educational units, (2) the development of accounting and reporting manuals to serve as guides for local educational units, (3) the conduct of conferences and training for personnel of local educational units and of periodic reviews and evaluation of the program for records and reports, (4) improving methods for obtaining, from other State agencies within the State, educational data not collected by the State educational agency, or (5) expediting the processing and reporting of statistical data through installation and operation of mechanical equipment. The total of the payments to any State under this section for any fiscal year may not exceed $50,000. (c) Payments with respect to any program of a State educational agency under this section may be made (i) only to the extent it is a new program or an addition to or expansion of an existing program, and (2) only if the State plan approved under subsection (d) includes such program. (d) The Commissioner shall approve any State plan for purposes of this section if such plan meets the requirements of section 1004(a) and sets forth the programs proposed to be carried out under the plan and the general policies to be followed in doing so. Approved September 2, 1958.
Public Law 85-865 AN ACT To amend the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 4(2) (A) of the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act (Public Law 1018, Eighty-fourth Congress) be amended by inserting immediately after "and disposal of water", the following: "or for fish and wildlife development." SEC. 2. The Secretary of Agriculture shall not furnish or agree to furnish financial assistance to local organizations for the institution of works of improvement for fish and wildlife development pursuant to the authority of this Act prior to July 1, 1958. Approved September 2, 1958.
Septerftber 2, 1958 [H. R. 5497]
70 Stat. 1088. 16 USC 1004.