20 U.S.C. § 1221 : US Code - Section 1221: Short title; applicability; definitions
Search 20 U.S.C. § 1221 : US Code - Section 1221: Short title; applicability; definitions
(a) Short title
This chapter may be cited as the "General Education Provisions
(b) Applicability of chapter
(1) Except as otherwise provided, this chapter applies to each
applicable program of the Department of Education.
(2) Except as otherwise provided, this chapter does not apply to
any contract made by the Department of Education.
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following
(1) The term "applicable program" means any program for which
the Secretary or the Department has administrative responsibility
as provided by law or by delegation of authority pursuant to law.
The term includes each program for which the Secretary or the
Department has administrative responsibility under the Department
of Education Organization Act [20 U.S.C. 3401 et seq.] or under
Federal law effective after the effective date of that Act.
(2) The term "applicable statute" means -
(A) the Act or the title, part, section, or any other
subdivision of an Act, as the case may be, that authorizes the
appropriation for an applicable program;
(B) this chapter; and
(C) any other statute that by its terms expressly controls
the administration of an applicable program.
(3) The term "Department" means the Department of Education.
(4) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Education.
(d) Application of other laws unaffected
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to affect the
applicability of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42
U.S.C. 2000d et seq.], title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
[20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.], title V of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
[29 U.S.C. 790 et seq.], the Age Discrimination Act [42 U.S.C. 6101
et seq.], or other statutes prohibiting discrimination, to any
General provisions concerning education
National policy with respect to equal educational opportunity