42 U.S. Code § 9841. Appeals, notice, hearing, and mediation; alternative agency for Indian tribe
“(3) financial assistance under this subchapter shall not be terminated or reduced, an application for refunding shall not be denied, and a suspension of financial assistance shall not be continued for longer than 30 days, unless the recipient has been afforded reasonable notice and opportunity for a full and fair hearing; and
“(4) the Secretary shall develop and publish procedures (including mediation procedures) to be used in order to—
“(B) avoid the need for an administrative hearing on an adverse action.”
Subsecs. (b) to (e). Pub. L. 103–252, § 113(b), added subsecs. (b) to (e) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows: “The Secretary may not prescribe any procedure that would modify the operation of section 1303.21 or 1303.33, or any of subdivisions (a) through (f) of section 1303.35, of title 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations as in effect on April 1, 1990.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 101–501, § 115(3), added subsec. (b).
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–252 effective May 18, 1994, but not applicable to Head Start agencies and other recipients of financial assistance under the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9831 et seq.) until Oct. 1, 1994, see section 127 of Pub. L. 103–252, set out as a note under section 9832 of this title.