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Civil Rights Compliance Activities

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005



Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI, as amended; Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504, as amended; Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX; Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended; Communications Act of 1934, as amended, Public Telecommunications Financing Act of 1978; Nondiscrimination Provisions of the Public Health Service Act, Titles VI, VII, VIII, and XVI, as amended; Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, Public Law 97-35, as amended; Drug Abuse Offense and Treatment Act of 1972, Section 407; Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970, Section 321, as amended; Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, as amended, Section 307 (a) (1) and (2), Public Law 98-457; Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II, Subtitle A, Public Law 101-336; Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996, Section 1808, Public Law 104-188; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), 42 USC 1320d-d8, 45 CFR Part 160 and Subparts A and E of Part 164--Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information (the "Privacy Rule").

Note: This section lists the legal authority upon which a program is based (acts, amendments to acts, Public Law numbers, titles, sections, Statute Codes, citations to the U.S. Code, Executive Orders, Presidential Reorganization Plans, and Memoranda from an agency head).

Regulations, Guidelines, And Literature

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964--the implementing regulation (45 CFR 80) and fact sheet entitled "Your Rights Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964"; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973--the implementing regulation for HHS funded programs and activities (45 CFR 84), briefing guide and fact sheets "Your Rights Under Section 504," "Your Rights as a Person with HIV Infection, AIDS, or Related Conditions," "Your Rights Under Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act," and the HHS Section 504 federally conducted regulation (45 CFR 85); Age Discrimination Act of 1975--implementing regulations, HHS (45 CFR 91), and government-wide (45 CFR 90), and fact sheet "Your Rights Under the Age Discrimination Act"; Community Service Assurance of the Hill-Burton regulation (42 CFR 124) and fact sheet "Community Service Assurance Under the Hill-Burton Act"; Sex Discrimination in Health-Related Training Programs regulation (45 CFR 83); fact sheets on Section 1808/Multiethnic Placement Act (MEPA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); "How to File a Discrimination Complaint with OCR"; "Know Your Civil Rights"; and various other civil rights publications. HIPAA regulations and standards, including the Privacy Rule, 45 CFR Part 160 and Subparts A and E of Part 164; fact sheets and guidances on specific aspects of the Privacy Rule, and additional compliance tools such as "Am I a Covered Entity" and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). A complete list of Privacy Rule publications is available. All literature is available at no charge; however, because of budgetary constraints and availability of stock, quantities may be limited. Some publications are available in languages other than English; and all publications are available in alternative formats for individuals with disabilities.