(a)Delegation of authority concerning Federal equal opportunity laws. The Under Secretary for Benefits is delegated the responsibility to obtain evidence of voluntary compliance with Federal equal opportunity laws from educational institutions and from recognized national organizations whose representatives are afforded space and office facilities under his or her jurisdiction. See part 18 of this chapter. These equal opportunity laws are:
(1) Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964;
(2) Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972, as amended;
(3)Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and
(4) The Age Discrimination Act of 1975.
(b)Role of State approving agencies. In obtaining evidence from educational institutions of compliance with Federal equal opportunity laws, the Under Secretary for Benefits may use the State approving agencies as provided in § 21.4258(d).