[USC04] 34 USC 10301: Purposes
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34 USC 10301: Purposes Text contains those laws in effect on September 21, 2018
From Title 34-CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENTSubtitle I-Comprehensive ActsCHAPTER 101-JUSTICE SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTSUBCHAPTER XI-PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS' DEATH BENEFITSPart B-Educational Assistance to Dependents of Civilian Federal Law Enforcement Officers Killed or Disabled in Line of Duty

§10301. Purposes

The purposes of this part are-

(1) to enhance the appeal of service in public safety agencies;

(2) to extend the benefits of higher education to qualified and deserving persons who, by virtue of the death of or total disability of an eligible officer, may not be able to afford it otherwise; and

(3) to allow the family members of eligible officers to attain the vocational and educational status which they would have attained had a parent or spouse not been killed or disabled in the line of duty.

(Pub. L. 90–351, title I, §1211, as added Pub. L. 104–238, §2(2), Oct. 3, 1996, 110 Stat. 3114 ; amended Pub. L. 105–390, §2(2), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3495 .)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 3796d of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

Amendments

1998-Par. (1). Pub. L. 105–390 substituted "public safety" for "civilian Federal law enforcement".