32 CFR § 56.1 - Purpose.

§ 56.1 Purpose.

This part implements section 504 of Public Law 93-112, “Rehabilitation Act of 1973,” September 26, 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794) (1976); section 111 of Pub. L. 93-516, “Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1974,” December 7, 1974 (29 U.S.C. 706, 780, 790) (1976); section 119 of Pub. L. 95-602, “Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services, and Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978,” November 6, 1978 (29 U.S.C. 794) (supp. III 1979); and Department of Justice Regulation, “Implementation of Executive Order 12250, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Federally Assisted Programs,” August 11, 1981 (28 CFR part 41) to prohibit discrimination based on handicap in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance disbursed by the Department of Defense and in programs and activities conducted by the Department of Defense.