Federal Coordination And Compliance Section

42 USC 5891




Sec. 5891. Sex discrimination prohibited

No person shall on the ground of sex be excluded from participation
in, be denied a license under, be denied the benefits of, or be
subjected to discrimination under any program or activity carried on or
receiving Federal assistance under any subchapter of this chapter. This
provision will 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 cut off any other legal remedies available to a

(Pub. L. 93-438, title IV, Sec. 401, Oct. 11, 1974, 88 Stat. 1254.)

References in Text

Any subchapter of this chapter, referred to in text, was in the
original ``any title of this Act'', meaning Pub. L. 93-438, Oct. 11,
1974, 88 Stat. 1233, as amended, which enacted this chapter, amended
sections 5313 to 5316 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees,
repealed sections 2031 and 2032 of this title, and enacted provisions
set out as notes under section 5801 of this title.
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 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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