An Act To establish a Department of Education, and for other purposes

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Summary

  • Title III of this Act provides for transfers from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. Among the agencies that are transferred to the Department are: all offices in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education or in the Education Division of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; and all offices in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare established under the provisions of law listed in subparagraphs (A) through (Q) of subsection (a)(2). With respect to any function transferred by this Act and exercised on or after the effective date of this Act, reference in any other Federal law to any department, commission, or agency or any officer or office the functions of which are so transferred shall be deemed to refer to the Secretary, other official, or component of the Department to which this Act transfers such functions.
  • The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare is hereby redesignated the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare or any other official of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare is hereby redesignated as the Secretary or official, as appropriate, of Health and Human Services.

Subject

  • United States Dept. of Education
  • United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
  • United States Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 93 Stat. 668
  • Title 20, Education
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Notes

This Act may be cited as the "Department of Education Organization Act".

Contained within

93 Stat. 668 (1979); Pub. L. No. 96-88 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1981
  • 10/17/1979

Topic

  • Reorganization
  • Administrative agencies
  • Department of Education Organization Act
  • Administrative agencies--Reorganization

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 8; Page Numbers: 668-69, 677-78, 692-95

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