98 STAT. 2366
PUBLIC LAW 98-511—OCT. 19, 1984
Public Law 98-511 98th Congress
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A n Act Oct. 19, 1984 [S. 2496]
To extend the authorization of appropriations for certain education programs, and T for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
Amendments of 1984.
20 USC 2701 note.
SHORT TITLE SECTION
1. This Act may be cited as the "Education Amendments
of 1984". TITLE I—ADULT EDUCATION ACT AMENDMENTS STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
20 USC 1201.
SEC. 101. Section 302 of the Adult Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.), hereafter in this title referred to as "the Act", is amended— (1) by inserting after "basic" in clause (1) the following: "literacy", and (2) by inserting after "training" in clause (3) the following: "and education". DEFINITIONS
20 USC 1202.
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SEC. 102. (a) Section 303(a) of the Act is amended to read as follows: "(a) The term 'adult' means an individual who has attained 16 years of age or who is beyond the age of compulsory school attendance under State law, except that for the purpose of section 305(a), the term 'adult' means an individual 16 years of age or older.". (b) Section 303(b) of the Act is amended to read as follows: "(b) The term 'adult education' means instruction or services below the college level for adults who do not have— "(1) the basic skills to enable them to function effectively in society; or "(2) a certificate of graduation from a school providing secondary education (and who have not achieved an equivalent level of education).". (c) Section 303(d) of the Act is amended to read as follows: "(d) The term 'Secretary' means the Secretary of Education.". (d) Section 303(g) of the Act is amended to read as follows: "(g) The term 'State' includes, in addition to the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.". (e) Section 303(j) of the Act is amended by striking out "section 801(e) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 481 of the Higher Education Act of 1965". (f) The Act is amended—