(1) In general.— The Secretary shall suspend payment under this chapter to a unit of general local government—
(A)if an administrative law judge appointed under section
3105 of title
5, United States Code, issues a preliminary decision in a proceeding under section
6712(d)(1) that the government is not likely to prevail in showing compliance with section
6711(a) and (b);
(B)if the administrative law judge decides at the end of the proceeding that the government has not complied with section
6711(a) or (b), unless the government makes a compliance agreement under section
6714 by the 30th day after the decision; or
(2) Effectiveness.— A suspension already ordered under paragraph (1)(A) continues in effect if the administrative law judge makes a decision under paragraph (1)(B).
(b) Lifting of Suspensions and Terminations.— If a holding of discrimination is reversed by an appellate court, a suspension or termination of payments in a proceeding based on the holding shall be discontinued.
(c) Resumption of Payments Upon Attaining Compliance.— The Secretary may resume payment to a unit of general local government of payments suspended by the Secretary only—
(1)as of the time of, and under the conditions stated in—
(A)the approval by the Secretary of a compliance agreement under section
(B)a compliance agreement entered into by the Secretary under section
(2)if the government complies completely with an order of a United States court, a State court, or administrative law judge that covers all matters raised in a notice of noncompliance submitted by the Secretary under section
(3)if a United States court, a State court, or an administrative law judge decides (including a judge in a proceeding under section
6712(d)(1)), that the government has complied with sections  6711(a) and (b); or
(4)if a suspension is discontinued under subsection (b).
(d) Payment of Damages as Compliance.— For purposes of subsection (c)(2), compliance by a government may consist of the payment of restitution to a person injured because the government did not comply with section
6711(a) or (b).
(e) Resumption of Payments Upon Reversal by Court.— The Secretary may resume payment to a unit of general local government of payments terminated under section
6712(d)(2)(A) only if the decision resulting in the termination is reversed by an appellate court.
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