7 CFR 18.2 - Purpose, applicability and coverage.
(a) Purpose. This part provides a cooperative procedure involving the President and Secretary to assure that the Cooperative Extension Service provides equal opportunity in employment to each individual without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, or religion.
(b) Applicability. The regulations in this part apply to every Land-Grant University operating a Cooperative Extension Service.
(c) Coverage. This part applies to all positions in all units of the Cooperative Extension Service but does not apply to employees provided by county and other political subdivisions in support of Cooperative Extension Service programs.