Federal Coordination And Compliance Section

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                                      42 USC 300x-57                    TITLE 42--THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE                       CHAPTER 6A--PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE                         SUBCHAPTER XVII--BLOCK GRANTS       Part B--Block Grants Regarding Mental Health and Substance Abuse                        subpart iii--general provisions   Sec. 300x-57. Nondiscrimination  (a) In general      (1) Rule of construction regarding certain civil rights laws          For the purpose of applying the prohibitions against      discrimination on the basis of age under the Age Discrimination Act      of 1975 [42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.], on the basis of handicap under      section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 [29 U.S.C. 794], on      the basis of sex under title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972      [20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.], or on the basis of race, color, or      national origin under title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42      U.S.C. 2000d et seq.], programs and activities funded in whole or in      part with funds made available under section 300x or 300x-21 of this      title shall be considered to be programs and activities receiving      Federal financial assistance.                             (2) Prohibition          No person shall on the ground of sex (including, in the case of      a woman, on the ground that the woman is pregnant), or on the ground      of religion, be excluded from participation in, be denied the      benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under, any program or      activity funded in whole or in part with funds made available under      section 300x or 300x-21 of this title.  (b) Enforcement             (1) Referrals to Attorney General after notice          Whenever the Secretary finds that a State, or an entity that has      received a payment pursuant to section 300x or 300x-21 of this      title, has failed to comply with a provision of law referred to in      subsection (a)(1) of this section, with subsection (a)(2) of this      section, or with an applicable regulation (including one prescribed      to carry out subsection (a)(2) of this section), the Secretary shall      notify the chief executive officer of the State and shall request      the chief executive officer to secure compliance. If within a      reasonable period of time, not to exceed 60 days, the chief      executive officer fails or refuses to secure compliance, the      Secretary may--             (A) refer the matter to the Attorney General with a          recommendation that an appropriate civil action be instituted;             (B) exercise the powers and functions provided by the Age          Discrimination Act of 1975 [42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.], section 504          of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 [29 U.S.C. 794], title IX of          the Education Amendments of 1972 [20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.], or          title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000d et          seq.], as may be applicable; or             (C) take such other actions as may be authorized by law.                    (2) Authority of Attorney General          When a matter is referred to the Attorney General pursuant to      paragraph (1)(A), or whenever the Attorney General has reason to      believe that a State or an entity is engaged in a pattern or      practice in violation of a provision of law referred to in      subsection (a)(1) of this section or in violation of subsection      (a)(2) of this section, the Attorney General may bring a civil      action in any appropriate district court of the United States for      such relief as may be appropriate, including injunctive relief.  (July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XIX, Sec. 1947, as added Pub. L. 102-321,  title II, Sec. 203(a), July 10, 1992, 106 Stat. 407.)                         References in Text      The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, referred to in subsecs. (a)(1)  and (b)(1)(B), is title III of Pub. L. 94-135, Nov. 28, 1975, 89 Stat.  728, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 76 (Sec. 6101  et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the  Code, see Short Title note set out under section 6101 of this title and  Tables.     The Education Amendments of 1972, referred to in subsecs. (a)(1) and  (b)(1)(B), is Pub. L. 92-318, June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 235, as amended.  Title IX of the Act is classified principally to chapter 38 (Sec. 1681  et seq.) of Title 20, Education. For complete classification of this Act  to the Code, see Short Title of 1972 Amendment note set out under  section 1001 of Title 20 and Tables.     The Civil Rights Act of 1964, referred to in subsecs. (a)(1) and  (b)(1)(B), 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 this title. For complete classification of  this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2000a  of this title and Tables.   
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