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40 USC 476

TITLE 40--PUBLIC BUILDINGS, PROPERTY, AND WORKS

CHAPTER 10--MANAGEMENT AND DISPOSAL OF GOVERNMENT PROPERTY

SUBCHAPTER I--GENERAL PROVISIONS


Sec. 476. Sex discrimination prohibited

No individual shall on the ground of sex be excluded from
participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to
discrimination under any program or activity carried on or receiving
Federal assistance under this Act. This provision shall be enforced
through agency provisions and rules similar to those already established
with respect to racial and other discrimination under title VI of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.]. However, this remedy
is not exclusive and will not prejudice or remove any other legal
remedies available to any individual alleging discrimination.

(June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title VI, Sec. 606, as added Oct. 17, 1976,
Pub. L. 94-519, Sec. 8, 90 Stat. 2456.)

References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, is act June 30, 1949, ch. 288, 63
Stat. 377, as amended, known as the Federal Property and Administrative
Services Act of 1949. For complete classification of this Act to the
Code, see Short Title note set out under section 471 of this title and
Tables.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 88-
352, July 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 241, as amended. Title VI of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 is classified generally to subchapter V (Sec. 2000d
et seq.) of chapter 21 of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For
complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note
set out under section 2000a of Title 42 and Tables.


Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 17, 1977, see section 9 of Pub. L. 94-519,
set out as an Effective Date of 1976 Amendment note under section 484 of
this title.


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