(a)Whenever the Secretary has reason to believe that any recipient of funds under any applicable program is failing to comply substantially with any requirement of law applicable to such funds, the Secretary may—
(1)withhold further payments under that program, as authorized by section
1234d of this title;
(2)issue a complaint to compel compliance through a cease and desist order of the Office, as authorized by section
1234e of this title;
(3)enter into a compliance agreement with a recipient to bring it into compliance, as authorized by section
1234f of this title; or
(4)take any other action authorized by law with respect to the recipient.
(b)Any action, or failure to take action, by the Secretary under this section shall not preclude the Secretary from seeking a recovery of funds under section
1234a of this title.
1988—Pub. L. 100–297amended section generally, substituting provisions relating to remedies for existing violations for provisions relating to cease and desist orders. See section
1234e of this title.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 100–297effective 180 days after Apr. 28, 1988, but not applicable to recipients receiving written notice to return funds prior to that date, see section 3501(b) ofPub. L. 100–297, set out as a note under section
1234 of this title.
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