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20 U.S. Code § 7917 - Transfer of school disciplinary records

(a) Nonapplication of provisions

This section shall not apply to any disciplinary records with respect to a suspension or expulsion that are transferred from a private, parochial or other nonpublic school, person, institution, or other entity, that provides education below the college level.

(b) Disciplinary records

In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (20 U.S.C. 1232g), not later than 2 years after January 8, 2002, each State receiving Federal funds under this chapter shall provide an assurance to the Secretary that the State has a procedure in place to facilitate the transfer of disciplinary records, with respect to a suspension or expulsion, by local educational agencies to any private or public elementary school or secondary school for any student who is enrolled or seeks, intends, or is instructed to enroll, on a full- or part-time basis, in the school.

(Pub. L. 89–10, title VIII, § 8537, formerly title IV, § 4155, as added Pub. L. 107–110, title IV, § 401, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1765; renumbered title IX, § 9537, renumbered title VIII, § 8537, Pub. L. 114–95, title IV, § 4001(a)(3), title VIII, § 8001(a)(6), Dec. 10, 2015, 129 Stat. 1966, 2088, 2089.)
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The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, referred to in subsec. (b), is section 513 of Pub. L. 93–380, title V, Aug. 21, 1974, 88 Stat. 571, which enacted section 1232g of this title and provisions set out as notes under sections 1221 and 1232g of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1974 Amendment note set out under section 1221 of this title and Tables.


Section was classified to section 7165 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 114–95.