TITLE 17. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
PART III. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
17:1816 Sickle cell anemia research center; Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge; authority to operate
A. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge may establish and operate a sickle cell anemia research center. The establishment and operation of the center shall be subject to the constitutional authority of the Board of Regents and the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.
B. The purposes of the center are as follows:
(1) To research, develop, and conduct a nationally recognized short and long range research program into the causes of sickle cell disease and its cure.
(2) To establish cooperative relationships between the center, the Department of Health and Hospitals, other universities, and national and international associations and agencies.
C. Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge may use all of its colleges or departments in operating the center and providing needed services.
D. Funds may be provided by the state of Louisiana by appropriation from the general fund, from federal funds, or from any other public or governmental source of funding or from any donation, grant, or any other private source of funding.
Added by Acts 1992, No. 319, Sec. 1.