Delegations to the Director of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights.
The Director of the Departmental Office of Civil Rights is delegated authority to conduct all stages of the formal internal discrimination complaint process (including the acceptance or rejection of complaints); to provide policy guidance to the operating administrations and Secretarial officers concerning the implementation and enforcement of all civil rights laws, regulations and executive orders for which the Department is responsible; to otherwise perform activities to ensure compliance with external civil rights programs; and to review and evaluate the operating administrations' enforcement of these authorities.
These authorities include:
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended,
42 U.S.C. 2000e
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended,
42 U.S.C. 2000d
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended,
29 U.S.C. 794 and 794a.
Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended,
29 U.S.C. 791.
Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended,
29 U.S.C. 621
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Pub. L. No. 101-336, 104 Stat. 327 (1990) (codified at 42 U.S.C. 12101-121 213).
Equal Pay Act of 1963 (enacted as section 6(d) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 29 U.S.C. 206(d) ).
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration Reorganization Act, 42 U.S.C. 290dd(b).
29 CFR Parts 1600 through 1691 (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Regulations).
Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended,
42 U.S.C. 3601
et seq. (fair housing provisions).
The Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, 40 U.S.C. 476.
Executive Order No. 12898, Federal Actions To Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations. (In coordination with the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy.)
49 U.S.C. 47113, 47107, and 47123 (formerly sections 505(f), 511(a)(17), and 520 of the Airport and Airway Improvement Act of 1982, as amended ).
49 U.S.C. 41705 (formerly the Air Carrier Access Act of 1986, as amended ).
49 U.S.C. 5310, 5332 (formerly sections 16 and 19 of the Federal Transit Act, as amended ).
The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, Pub. L. 102-240, 105 Stat. 1919, section 1003.
[Amdt. 265, 60 FR 2891, Jan. 12, 1995, as amended at 68 FR 34550, June 10, 2003]