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                                            42 USC 9849
 
                 TITLE 42--THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
 
                CHAPTER 105--COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMS
 
                   SUBCHAPTER II--HEAD START PROGRAMS
 
Sec. 9849. Nondiscrimination provisions


(a) Discrimination based on race, creed, color, etc., as basis for 
        denial of financial assistance

    The Secretary shall not provide financial assistance for any 
program, project, or activity under this subchapter unless the grant or 
contract with respect thereto specifically provides that no person with 
responsibilities in the operation thereof will discriminate with respect 
to any such program, project, or activity because of race, creed, color, 
national origin, sex, political affiliation, or beliefs.

(b) Sex discrimination; enforcement provisions applicable

    No person in the United States shall on the ground of sex be 
excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, be subjected 
to discrimination under, or be denied employment in connection with any 
program or activity receiving assistance under this subchapter. The 
Secretary shall enforce the provisions of the preceding sentence in 
accordance with section 2000d-1 of this title. Section 2000d-2 of this 
title shall apply with respect to any action taken by the Secretary to 
enforce such sentence. This section shall not be construed as affecting 
any other legal remedy that a person may have if such person is excluded 
from participation in, denied the benefits of, subjected to 
discrimination under, or denied employment in connection with, any 
program, project, or activity receiving assistance under this 
subchapter.

(c) Discrimination based on handicapping condition as basis for denial 
        of financial assistance

    The Secretary shall not provide financial assistance for any 
program, project, or activity under this subchapter unless the grant or 
contract relating to the financial assistance specifically provides that 
no person with responsibilities in the operation of the program, 
project, or activity will discriminate against any individual because of 
a handicapping condition in violation of section 794 of title 29.

(Pub. L. 97-35, title VI, Sec. 654, Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 507.)


General Information Federal Coordination and Compliance
Federal Coordination and Compliance
Title VI Hotline: 1-888-TITLE-06
(1-888-848-5306) (Voice / TTY)
Leadership
Deeana Jang
Chief
Contact
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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