Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal or State law, the Institute is authorized to develop a policy or policies for the Institute to extend preference to Indians in—
(1) admissions to, and enrollment in, programs conducted by the Institute,
(2) employment by the Institute, and
(3) contracts, fellowships, and grants awarded by the Institute.
In carrying out section 4416(b)(1) of this title, the President of the Institute shall, to the maximum extent practicable, give preference in hiring to Indians.
(Pub. L. 99–498, title XV, §1511, Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1607; Pub. L. 102–325, title XIII, §1331(e), July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 807.)
Last modified: October 26, 2015