Federal Coordination And Compliance Section

49 USC 47123






Sec. 47123. Nondiscrimination

The Secretary of Transportation shall take affirmative action to
ensure that an individual is not excluded because of race, creed, color,
national origin, or sex from participating in an activity carried out
with money received under a grant under this subchapter. The Secretary
shall prescribe regulations necessary to carry out this section. The
regulations shall be similar to those in effect under title VI of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.). This section is in
addition to title VI of the Act.

(Pub. L. 103-272, Sec. 1(e), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1275.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
47123................................. 49 App.:2219. Sept. 3, 1982, Pub. L. 97-248, Sec.
520, 96 Stat. 694.

The words ``as the Secretary deems'' and ``the purposes of'' are
omitted as surplus. The words ``The regulations shall be similar to
those in effect under'' are substituted for ``and may enforce this
section, and any rules promulgated under this section, through agency
and department provisions and rules which shall be similar to those
established and in effect under'' for clarity and to eliminate
unnecessary words and because ``rules'' and ``regulations'' are
synonymous. The words ``The provisions of . . . and not in lieu of the
provisions of'' are omitted as surplus. The word ``is'' is substituted
for ``shall be considered to be'' to eliminate unnecessary words.

References in Text

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 Act 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.

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