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  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 42USC2000d-6]

                        CHAPTER 21--CIVIL RIGHTS
Sec. 2000d-6. Policy of United States as to application of 
        nondiscrimination provisions in schools of local educational 

(a) Declaration of uniform policy

    It is the policy of the United States that guidelines and criteria 
established pursuant to title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 
U.S.C. 2000d et seq.] and section 182 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Amendments of 1966 [42 U.S.C. 2000d-5] dealing with conditions 
of segregation by race, whether de jure or de facto, in the schools of 
the local educational agencies of any State shall be applied uniformly 
in all regions of the United States whatever the origin or cause of such 

(b) Nature of uniformity

    Such uniformity refers to one policy applied uniformly to de jure 
segregation wherever found and such other policy as may be provided 
pursuant to law applied uniformly to de facto segregation wherever 

(c) Prohibition of construction for diminution of obligation for 
        enforcement or compliance with nondiscrimination requirements

    Nothing in this section shall be construed to diminish the 
obligation of responsible officials to enforce or comply with such 
guidelines and criteria in order to eliminate discrimination in 
federally assisted programs and activities as required by title VI of 
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.].

(d) Additional funds

    It is the sense of the Congress that the Department of Justice and 
the Secretary of Education should request such additional funds as may 
be necessary to apply the policy set forth in this section throughout 
the United States.

(Pub. L. 91-230, Sec. 2, Apr. 13, 1970, 84 Stat. 121; Pub. L. 96-88, 
title III, Sec. 301, title V, Sec. 507, Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 677, 

                       References in Text

    The Civil Rights Act of 1964, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (c), 
is Pub. L. 88-352, July 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 241, as amended. Title VI of 
the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is classified generally to this subchapter 
(Sec. 2000d et seq.). For complete classification of this Act to the 
Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2000a of this title and 


    Section was enacted as part of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Amendments of 1969, and not as part of the Civil Rights Act of 
1964, title VI of which comprises this subchapter.

                          Transfer of Functions

    ``Secretary of Education'' substituted for ``Department of Health, 
Education, and Welfare'' in subsec. (d) pursuant to sections 301 and 507 
of Pub. L. 96-88, which are classified to sections 3441 and 3507 of 
Title 20, Education, and which transferred functions and offices 
(relating to education) of Department and Secretary of Health, 
Education, and Welfare to Secretary of Education.

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