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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

PUBLIC LAW 94-369—JULY 22, 1976

90 STAT. 1002 5 USC app. I. Nondiscrimination.

42 USC 6709.

42 USC 2000d. Appropriation authorization.

42 USC 6710.

3176; 64 Stat. 1267; 5 U.S.(1 133z-15), and section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1964, as amended (40 U.S.C. 276c). SEC. 110. No person shall on the ground of sex be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any project receiving Federal grant assistance under this Act, including any supplemental grant made under this Act. This provision will be enforced through agency provisions and rules similar to those already established, with respect to racial and other discrimination under title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. However, this remedy is not exclusive and will not prejudice or cut off any other legal remedies available to a discriminatee. SEC. 111. There is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $2,000,000,000 for the period ending September 30, 1977, to carry out this Act. TITLE II—ANTIRECESSION PROVISIONS FINDINGS OF FACT AND DECLARATION OF POLICY

42 USC 6721.

SEC. 201. FINDINGS.—The Congress finds— (1) that State and local governments represent a significant segment of the national economy whose economic health is essential to national economic prosperity; (2) that present national economic problems have imposed considerable hardships on State and local government budgets; (3) that those governments, because of their own fiscal diifficulties, are being forced to take budget-related actions which tend to undermine Federal Government efforts to stimulate the economy; (4) that efforts to stimulate the economy through reductions in Federal Government tax obligations are weakened when State and local governments are forced to increase taxes; (5) that the net effect of Federal Government efforts to reduce unemployment through public service jobs is substantially limited if State and local governments use federally financed public service employees to replace regular employees that they have been forced to lay off; (6) that efforts to stimulate the construction industry and reduce unemployment are substantially undermined when State and local governments are forced to cancel or delay the construction of essential capital projects; and (7) that efforts by the Federal Government to stimulate the economic recovery will be substantially enhanced by a program of emergency Federal Government assistance to State and local governments to help prevent those governments from taking budgetrelated actions which undermine the Federal Government efforts to stimulate economic recovery. FINANCIAL A S S I S T A N C E

42 USC 6722.


202. (a) PAYMENTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.—The Secretary of the Treasury (hereafter in this title referred to as the "Secretary") shall, in accordance with the provisions of this title, make payments to States and to local governments to coordinate budget-related actions by such governments with Federal Government efforts to stimulate economic recovery. •.^v • *..« ». • - SEC.