20 U.S. Code § 7914 - Civil rights

§ 7914.
Civil rights
(a) In general

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to permit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (except as otherwise permitted under title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 [20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.]), national origin, or disability in any program funded under this chapter.

(b) Rule of construction

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require the disruption of services to a child or the displacement of a child enrolled in or participating in a program administered by an eligible entity, as defined in section 6311(d) of this title and part C of subchapter IV, at the commencement of the entity’s participation in a grant under section 6311(d) of this title or part C of subchapter IV.

(Pub. L. 89–10, title VIII, § 8534, formerly title IX, § 9534, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title IX, § 901, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1985; renumbered title VIII, § 8534, and amended Pub. L. 114–95, title VIII, §§ 8001(a)(6), 8029, Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 2088, 2089, 2116.)
References in Text

The Education Amendments of 1972, referred to in subsec. (a), is Pub. L. 92–318, June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 235, as amended. Title IX of the Act, known as the Patsy Takemoto Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, is classified principally to chapter 38 (§ 1681 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of title IX to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1681 of this title and Tables.

Amendments

2015—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 114–95, § 8029, substituted “as defined in section 6311(d) of this title and part C of subchapter IV” for “as defined in section 6316 of this title and part B of subchapter V” and “grant under section 6311(d) of this title or part C of subchapter IV” for “grant under section 6316 of this title or part B of subchapter V”.

Effective Date of 2015 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 114–95 effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114–95, set out as a note under section 6301 of this title.

 

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