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[Federal Register: August 30, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 169)]
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28 CFR Part 54

[AG Order No. 2320-2000]

RIN 1190-AA28

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Merrily A. Friedlander, Chief, 
Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, Civil Rights Division, Department of 
Justice, P.O. Box 66560, Washington, D.C. 20036-6560, (202) 307-2222.

List of Subjects in 28 CFR Part 54

    Administrative practice and procedure, Buildings and facilities, 
Civil rights, Colleges and universities, Education, Educational 
facilities, Educational research, Educational study programs, 
Elementary and secondary education, Equal educational opportunity, 
Equal employment opportunity, Grant programs--education, Individuals 
with disabilities, Investigations, Loan programs--education, Reporting 
and recordkeeping requirements, Sex discrimination, Student aid, Women.

    Dated: August 10, 2000.
Janet Reno,
Attorney General.
    For the reasons stated in the preamble, the Department of Justice 
amends 28 CFR chapter I, as follows:

    1. Part 54 is added as set forth at the end of the common preamble 
to read as follows:


Subpart A--Introduction
54.100   Purpose and effective date.
54.105   Definitions.
54.110   Remedial and affirmative action and self-evaluation.
54.115   Assurance required.
54.120   Transfers of property.
54.125   Effect of other requirements.
54.130   Effect of employment opportunities.
54.135   Designation of responsible employee and adoption of 
grievance procedures.
54.140   Dissemination of policy.
Subpart B--Coverage
54.200   Application.
54.205   Educational institutions and other entities controlled by 
religious organizations.
54.210   Military and merchant marine educational institutions.
54.215   Membership practices of certain organizations.
54.220   Admissions.
54.225   Educational institutions eligible to submit transition 
54.230   Transition plans.
54.235   Statutory amendments.
Subpart C--Discrimination on the Basis of Sex in Admission and 
Recruitment Prohibited
54.300   Admission.
54.305   Preference in admission.
54.310   Recruitment.
Subpart D--Discrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or 
Activities Prohibited
54.400   Education programs or activities.
54.405   Housing.
54.410   Comparable facilities.
54.415   Access to course offerings.
54.420   Access to schools operated by LEAs.
54.425   Counseling and use of appraisal and counseling materials.
54.430   Financial assistance.
54.435   Employment assistance to students.
54.440   Health and insurance benefits and services.
54.445   Marital or parental status.
54.450   Athletics.
54.455   Textbooks and curricular material.
Subpart E--Discrimination on the Basis of Sex in Employment in 
Education Programs or Activities Prohibited
54.500   Employment.
54.505   Employment criteria.
54.510   Recruitment.
54.515   Compensation.
54.520   Job classification and structure.
54.525   Fringe benefits.
54.530   Marital or parental status.
54.535   Effect of state or local law or other requirements.
54.540   Advertising.
54.545   Pre-employment inquiries.
54.550   Sex as a bona fide occupational qualification.
Subpart F--Procedures
54.600   Notice of covered programs.
54.605   Enforcement procedures.

    Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1681, 1682, 1683, 1685, 1686, 1687, 1688.

Sec. 54.105  [Amended]

    2. In Sec. 54.105 in the definition of ``Designated agency 
official,'' the brackets and text within brackets are removed and ``the 
Assistant Attorney

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General, Civil Rights Division'' is added in its place.

    3. In Sec. 54.105 in the definition of ``Title IX regulations,'' 
the brackets and text within brackets are removed and ``Secs. 54.100 
through 54.605'' is added in its place.

    4. Section 54.605 is added to read as follows:

Sec. 54.605  Enforcement procedures.

    The investigative, compliance, and enforcement procedural 
provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 
2000d) (``Title VI'') are hereby adopted and applied to these Title IX 
regulations. These procedures may be found at 28 CFR 42.106 through 

General Information Federal Coordination and Compliance
Federal Coordination and Compliance
Title VI Hotline: 1-888-TITLE-06
(1-888-848-5306) (Voice / TTY)
Deeana Jang
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, NWB
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530

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