Federal Coordination And Compliance Section

15 USC 719o



Sec. 719o. Civil rights; affirmative action of Federal officers
and agencies; rules: promulgation and enforcement

All Federal officers and agencies shall take such affirmative action
as is necessary to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race,
creed, color, national origin, or sex, be excluded from receiving, or
participating in any activity conducted under, any certificates, permit,
right-of-way, lease, or other authorization granted or issued pursuant
to this chapter. The appropriate Federal officers and agencies shall
promulgate such rules as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this
section 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 title VI of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.].

(Pub. L. 94-586, Sec. 17, Oct. 22, 1976, 90 Stat. 2915.)

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 Civil
Rights Act of 1964 is classified 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.

Transfer of Functions

Enforcement functions authorized by, and supplemental enforcement
authority created by this chapter with respect to pre-construction,
construction, and initial operation of transportation system for
Canadian and Alaskan natural gas transferred to Federal Inspector,
Office of Federal Inspector for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation
System, until first anniversary of date of initial operation of Alaska
Natural Gas Transportation System, see Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1979,
Secs. 102(h)(1), 203(a), 44 F.R. 33663, 33666, 93 Stat. 1373, 1376,
effective July 1, 1979, set out under section 719e of this title. Office
of Federal Inspector for the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System
abolished and functions and authority vested in Inspector transferred to
Secretary of Energy by section 3012(b) of Pub. L. 102-486, set out as an
Abolition of Office of Federal Inspector note under section 719e of this

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