Federal City College as a Land Grant College: Hearing Before Subcommittee No. 5, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 15280, H.R. 15886, and S. 1999 ... March 13, 1968

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1968 - School lands - 38 pages
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Considers H.R. 15280, identical H.R. 15886 and companion S. 1999, to amend the D.C. Public Education Act to qualify Federal City College as a land grant college.

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Page 1 - An Act to apply a portion of the proceeds of the public lands to the more complete endowment and support of the colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, established under the provisions of an act of Congress approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two...
Page 24 - ... percent while the Marines have been cut 12.5 percent. INTENT OF CONGRESS AS TO MARINE CORPS STRENGTH Mr. FLOOD. Isn't this a deliberately designed affront and challenge to the Congress? It would certainly so appear. After all, Congress was most specific on its intent in the case of the Marine Corps. From the report of the House Appropriations Committee on the fiscal year 1959 funds for the Marine. Corps: The budget recommended by the President did not make adequate provision for these specifically...
Page 2 - An Act making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight", approved March 4.
Page 18 - ... a two-year program in engineering, mathematics, or the physical or biological sciences which is designed to prepare the student to work as a technician and at a semiprofessional level in engineering, scientific, or other technological fields which require the understanding and application of basic engineering, scientific, or mathematical principles or knowledge ; (4) is a public or other nonprofit institution...
Page 18 - ... is legally authorized to provide, and provides within that State, a program of postsecondary vocational or technical education designed to fit individuals for useful employment in recognized occupations...
Page 2 - Act shall be considered to be a college established for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts in accordance with the provisions of the Act of July 2, 1862 (12 -Stat. 503; 7 USC 301-305, 307, 308), and the term "State" as used in the aforementioned laws or provisions of laws shall include the District of Columbia.
Page 2 - Amounts appropriated under this subsection shall be held and considered to have been granted to the District of Columbia subject to those provisions of that Act applicable to the proceeds from the sale of land or land scrip.
Page 2 - ... and inserting in lieu thereof "$4.320,000". (b) In lieu of extending to the District of Columbia those provisions of the Act of July 2, 1862 (12 Stat. 503; 7 USC 301-305, 307, 308), relating to donations of public lands or land scrip for the endowment and maintenance of colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, there is authorized to be appropriated to the District of Columbia the sum of $7,241,708.
Page 2 - The enactment of this title, shall, as respects the District of Columbia, be deemed to satisfy any requirement of State consent contained in any of the laws or provisions of law referred to in this title.
Page 31 - I have a brief statement in addition to the letter which you have made a part of the record. Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, thank you for giving the District Government an opportunity to testify on HR 15280 and S.

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