Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, referred to in subsec. (b)(2)(A)(iv), is title VI of Pub. L. 91–230, Apr. 13, 1970, 84 Stat. 175, which is classified generally to chapter 33 (§ 1400 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 1400 of this title and Tables.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 6398, Pub. L. 89–10, title I, § 1308, as added Pub. L. 103–382, title I, § 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3590, related to coordination of migrant education activities, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 107–110.


2015—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1301(g)(1), struck out “nonprofit” before “entities”, inserted “through” after “including”, and substituted “children” for “students”.

Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1301(g)(2)(A), struck out “developing effective methods for” before “the electronic transfer”.

Subsec. (b)(2)(A). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1301(g)(2)(B)(i)(I), added introductory provisions and struck out former introductory provisions which read as follows: “The Secretary, in consultation with the States, shall ensure the linkage of migrant student record systems for the purpose of electronically exchanging, among the States, health and educational information regarding all migratory students. The Secretary shall ensure such linkage occurs in a cost-effective manner, utilizing systems used by the States prior to, or developed after, January 8, 2002, and shall determine the minimum data elements that each State receiving funds under this part shall collect and maintain. Such elements may include—”.

Subsec. (b)(2)(A)(ii). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1301(g)(2)(B)(i)(II), substituted “assessments under section 6311(b)(2)” for “assessments required under section 6311(b)”.

Subsec. (b)(2)(A)(iii). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1301(g)(2)(B)(i)(III), substituted “the challenging State academic standards” for “high standards”.

Subsec. (b)(2)(B), (C). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1301(g)(2)(B)(ii)–(iv), added subpar. (B), redesignated former subpar. (B) as (C), and in subpar. (C) substituted “any new proposed data elements” for “the proposed data elements” and struck out at end “Such publication shall occur not later than 120 days after January 8, 2002.”

Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 114–95, § 1301(g)(2)(C), struck out par. (4) which related to report to Congress not later than Apr. 30, 2003, on the Secretary’s findings and recommendations regarding the maintenance and transfer of health and educational information for migratory students by the States.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–95 effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114–95, set out as a note under section 6301 of this title.