PUBLIC LAW 102-235—DEC. 12, 1991 105 STAT. 1811 SEC. 11. DISCRIMINATION. 29 USC 1501 (a) For purposes of this legislation, nothing in this Act shall be construed to mean that Congress is taking a position on the issue of comparable worth. (b) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to require, sanction or authorize discrimination in violation of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or any other Federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or age. No individual shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, subjected to discrimination under, or denied employ- ment in any program under this Act because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, political affiliation or belief. Failure to meet the goals in the Act shall not itself constitute a violation of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or any other Federal law prohibiting discrimination on the bsisis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, or age. SEC. 12. EFFECTIVE DATE. 29 USC 1514 This Act and the amendments made by this Act shall take effect upon the date of enactment of this Act, except that the requirements imposed by sections 4, 5, and 6 of this Act shall apply to the plan or report filed or reviewed for program years beginning on or after July 1, 1992. Approved December 12, 1991. LEGISLATIVE fflSTORY—S. 367: SENATE REPORTS: No. 102-65 (Comm. on Labor and Human Resources). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 137 (1991): Nov. 26, considered and passed Senate and House.
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