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award for meritorious public contribu which has not been made available to tion or achievement given by a chari the general public. table, religious, fraternal, educational, (1) Compensation from endowment recreational, public service, or civic or awarded funds. No regular employee ganization.
may receive any compensation, either (h) Advice or assistance to nonprofit directly or indirectly, from funds or commercial organizations. The con awarded to contractors or grantees by ditions under which full-time employ either endowment. ees may offer assistance or advice to (k) Use of Federal property. No emnonprofit or commercial organizations ployee may use Federal property or faare set forth in this paragraph (h). Al cilities of any kind for other than offithough these conditions are stated as cially approved activities. Every emgeneral rules, illustrative applications ployee has the responsibility to proto specific situations are set forth as
tect and conserve all Federal property an aid to interpretation:
which has been entrusted to him. (1) General rules. While not on offi
(1) Exercise of notary powers. Emcial duty, an employee may provide
ployees who are notaries public may advice or assistance and receive com
not charge or receive any compensapensation therefor, to either nonprofit
tion for performing any notarial act or commercial organizations: Provided,
during working hours, including the That such services are unrelated to his
luncheon period. Government activities and do not draw
(m) Political activity. Restrictions in
this section are applicable to employupon information deriving from Gov. ernment sources not publicly avail.
ees on leave, leave without pay, or fur. able.
lough, as well as to other regular em(2) Specific examples. (i) Visiting
ployees. Individuals whose employ.
ment is on an intermittent basis (not committees. Employees should not participate in the deliberations of a
occupying a substantial portion of college or university visiting commit
their time) are subject to the political
activities restrictions only while they tee; however, an employee may meet
are in an active duty status. The with such groups as an Endowment official where it would be appropriate to
period of active duty status for a par
ticular employee includes the entire attend a similar meeting with any
24-hour period of any day of actual other comparable group requesting his
employment. The “Federal Personnel assistance.
Manual" may be consulted in the (ii) (Reserved)
Foundation Administrative Office. If (iii) Membership and office holding
an employee is in doubt about permisin professional societies. An employee sible activities, he should contact the may be a member of a professional so Administrative Office for clarification. ciety, but may not serve as an officer
(1) Employees may not use their ofexcept where the society has not re ficial positions or influence for the ceived any support from an Endow
purpose of interfering with an election ment during the preceding three years and they may not take an active part and the employee has no reason to in political management or in political expect it to seek support during the campaigns, except as provided in paratenure of his office. If the society later graphs (m) (4) and (5) of this section. requests support from an Endowment, (2) No employee may discriminate the employee should resign his office against another employee because of in the society or request permission to his political opinions or affiliations. remain in such office.
(3) An employee may not become a (i) Misuse of information. For the candidate for nomination or election purpose of furthering a private inter to a Federal, State, county, or municiest, employees shall not (except as pal office on a partisan political ticket. provided in paragraph (g)(4) of this Nor may an employee become a candisection) directly or indirectly use, or date as an independent when opposed allow the use of, official information by partisan political candidate, obtained through, or in connection except as provided in paragraph with, his Government employment (m)(4) of this section.
(4) Certain political subdivisions in the vicinity of Washington, D.C., as well as other municipalities, designated by the Civil Service Commission, have been granted a limited exception to the rules prohibiting political management or candidacy for local office. In such municipalities, employees may become candidates as independents, even when opposed by partisan political candidates.
(5) In general, employees are encouraged to be candidates for, and to hold, State, county, or municipal offices of a nonpartisan nature when permitted by law. Employees desiring to be candidates for, or to hold, a State or local office or to undertake the political management of a candidacy for such office, must secure the approval of the appropriate Endowment Chairman or, in the case of members of the shared staff, of both Chairmen.
(6) Full-time employees, with the prior consent of the Chairman concerned, or of both Chairmen, in the case of members of the shared staff, may hold positions under a State or local government on a part-time basis only. Intermittent employees may hold full-time or part-time State or local government positions. In both cases, the above restrictions on political activity must be observed.
(n) An employee shall not participate, while on Government-owned or leased property or while on duty for the Government, in any gambling activity, such as a lottery or the sale or purchase of numbers, etc.
The following is a list of statutes related to the conduct of Government employees and consultants. Upon request, pertinent excerpts of these statutes will be made available by the Administrative Office of the Foundation.
1. House Concurrent Resolution 175, 85th Congress, 2d session, 72 Stat. B12, the “Code of Ethics for Government Service."
2. Chapter 11 of title 18, United States Code, relating to bribery, graft, and conflicts of interest, as appropriate to the employees concerned.
3. The prohibition against lobbying with appropriated funds (18 U.S.C. 1913).
4. The prohibitions against disloyalty and striking (5 U.S.C. 7311, 18 U.S.C. 1918).
5. The prohibition against the employment of a member of a Communist organization (50 U.S.C. 784).
6. The prohibitions against (1) the disclosure of classified information (18 U.S.C. 798, 50 U.S.C. 783); and (2) the disclosure of confidential information (18 U.S.C. 1905).
7. The provision relating to the habitual use of intoxicants to excess (5 U.S.C. 7352).
8. The prohibition against the misuse of a Government vehicle (31 U.S.C. 638a. (c)).
9. The prohibition against the misuse of the franking privilege (18 U.S.C. 1719).
10. The prohibition against the use of deceit in an examination or personnel action in connection with Government employment (18 U.S.C. 1917).
11. The prohibition against fraud or false statements in a Government matter (18 U.S.C. 1001).
12. The prohibition against mutilating or destroying a public record (18 U.S.C. 2071).
13. The prohibition against counterfeiting and forging transportation requests (18 U.S.C. 508).
14. The prohibitions against (1) embezzlement of Government money or property (18 U.S.C. 641); (2) failing to account for public money (18 U.S.C. 643); and (3) embezzlement of the money or property of another person in the possession of an employee by reason of his employment (18 U.S.C. 654).
15. The prohibition against unauthorized use of documents relating to claims from or by the Government (18 U.S.C. 285).
16. The prohibition against proscribed political activities in Subchapter III of Chapter 73 of Title 5, United States Code and 18 U.S.C. 602, 603, 607, and 608.
17. The prohibition against an employee acting as the agent of a foreign principal registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (18 U.S.C. 219).
(Sec. 10, 79 Stat. 852, as amended 82 Stat. 186, 84 Stat. 443 (20 U.S.C. 959)) (32 FR 17663, Dec. 12, 1967, as amended at 38 FR 3512, Feb. 7, 1973]
8 1105.735–8 Presenting grievances to
Congress. Nothing in this part shall be construed as abridging in any way the right of employees, either individually or collectively, to petition Congress, or any Member thereof, or to furnish information, when appropriate, to either House of Congress, or to any committee or member thereof.
[32 FR 17663, Dec. 12, 1967, as amended at 33 FR 494, Jan. 13, 1968)
PART 1110NONDISCRIMINATION IN FEDERALLY ASSISTED PROGRAMS
Sec. 1110.1 Purpose. 1110.2 Application of part. 1110.3 Discrimination prohibited. 1110.4 Assurances required. 1110.5 Tlustrative applications. 1110.6 Compliance information. 1110.7 Conduct of investigations. 1110.8 Procedure for effecting compliance. 1110.9 Hearings. 1110.10 Decisions and notices. 1110.11 Judicial review. 1110.12 Effect on other regulations; forms
and instructions. 1110.13 Definitions. APPENDIX A-FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
TO WHICH THIS PART APPLIES AUTHORITY: Sec. 602, 78 Stat. 252 and sec. 10(a)(1), 79 Stat. 852.
SOURCE: 38 FR 17991, July 5, 1973, unless otherwise noted.
cial assistance extended to any such program prior to the effective date of this part under & contract or grant where the term of the contract or grant continues beyond such date or where the assistance was to provide real or personal property and the recipient or his transferee continues to use or retain ownership or possession of the property (see $ 1110.4(a)(1)). This part does not apply to (a) any Federal financial assistance by way of insurance or guaranty contract, (b) any assistance to any individual who is the ultimate beneficiary under any such program, or (c) any employment practice, under any such program, of any employer, employment agency, or labor organization, except to the extent described in § 1110.3. The fact that a program or activity is not listed in Appendix A shall not mean, if Title VI of the Act is otherwise applicable, that such program is not covered. Other programs under statutes now in force or hereinafter enacted may be added to this list by notice published in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
8 1110.1 Purpose.
The purpose of th part is to effectuate the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (hereafter referred to as the “Act”) to the end that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance from the National Endowment for the Arts or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
§ 1110.2 Application of part.
This part applies to any program for which Federal financial assistance is authorized under a law administered by the National Endowment for the Arts or the National Endowment for the Humanities including the federally assisted programs and activities listed in Appendix A of this part. It applies to money paid, property transferred, or other Federal financial assistance extended under any such program after the effective date of the part, including assistance pursuant to an application approved prior to such date. It also applies to federal finan
8 1110.3 Discrimination prohibited.
(a) General. No person in the United States shall, on grounds of race, color, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected, to discrimination under any program to which this part applies.
(b) Specific discriminatory actions prohibited. (1) A recipient under any program to which this part applies may not directly or through contractual or other arrangements, on the ground of race, color, or national origin:
(i) Deny an individual any service, financial aid, or other benefit provided under the program;
(ii) Provide any service, financial aid, or other benefit to an individual which is different, or is provided in a different manner, from that provided to others under the program;
(iii) Subject an individual to segregation or separate treatment in any matter related to his receipt of any service, financial aid, or other benefit under the program;
(iv) Restrict an individual in any way in the enjoyment of any advantage or privilege enjoyed by others receiving any service, financial aid, or other benefit under the program;
(v) Treat an individual differently from others in determining whether he satisfies any admission, enrollment, quota, eligibility,
eligibility, membership, other requirement or condition which individuals must meet in order to be provided any service, financial aid, or other benefit provided under the program;
(vi) Deny an individual an opportunity to participate in the program through the provision of services or otherwise or afford him an opportuni. ty to do so which is different from that afforded others under the program (including the opportunity to participate in the program as an employee but only to the extent set forth in paragraph (c) of this section).
(2) A recipient, in determining the types of services, financial aid, or other benefits, or facilities which will be provided under any such program, or the class of individuals to whom, or the situations in which, such services, financial aid, other benefits, or facilities will be provided under any such program, or the class of individuals to be afforded an opportunity to participate in any such program, may not directly or through contractual or other arrangements, utilize criteria or methods of administration which have the effect of subjecting individuals to discrimination because of their race, color, or national origin, or have the effect of defeating or substantially impairing accomplishment of the objectives of the program as respects individuals of a particular race, color, or national origin.
(3) In determining the site or location of facilities, a recipient or applicant may not make selections with the purpose or effect of excluding individuals from, denying them the benefits of, or subjecting them to discrimination under any program to which this regulation applies, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin; or with the purpose or effect of defeating or substantially impairing the accomplishment of the objectives of the Act or this regulation.
(4) As used in this section, the services, financial aid, or other benefits provided under a program receiving Federal financial assistance shall be deemed to include any service, financial aid, or other benefit provided in or through a facility provided with the aid of Federal financial assistance.
(5) The enumeration of specific forms of prohibited discrimination in this paragraph and paragraph (c) of this section does not limit the generality of the prohibition in paragraph (a) of this section.
(6) This regulation does not prohibit the consideration of race, color, or national origin if the purpose and effect are to remove or overcome the consequences of practices or impediments which have restricted the availability of, or participation in, the program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin. Where previous discriminatory practice or usage tends, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, to exclude individuals from participation in, to deny them the benefits of, or to subject them to discrimination under any program or activity to which this regulation applies the applicant or recipient has an obligation to take reasonable action to remove or overcome the consequences of the prior discriminatory practice or usage, and to accomplish the purposes of the Act.
(c) Employment practices. (1) Where a primary objective of the Federal financial assistance to a program to which this part applies is to provide employment, a recipient may not directly or through contractual or other arrangements subject an individual to discrimination on the ground of race, color, or national origin in its employment practices under such program (including recruitment or recruitment advertising employment, layoff or termination, upgrading, demotion, transfer, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and use of facilities), including programs where a primary objective of the Federal financial assistance is (i) to assist such individuals through employment to meet penses incident to the commencement or continuation of their education or training or (ii) to provide work experi
ence which contributes to the education or training of such individuals or (iii) to reduce the unemployment of such individuals or to help them through employment to meet subsistence needs.
(2) The requirements applicable to construction employment under any such program shall be those specified in or pursuant to Executive Order 11246 or any executive order which supersedes it.
(3) Where a primary objective of the Federal financial assistance is not to provide employment, but discrimination on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in the employment practices of the recipient or other persons subject to the regulation tends, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, to exclude individuals from participation in, to deny them the benefits of, or to subject them to discrimination under any program to which this regulation applies, the provisions of the foregoing subparagraph of this paragraph (c) shall apply to the employment practices of the recipient or other persons sub to the regulation, to the extent necessary to assure equality of opportunity to and nondiscriminatory treatment of, beneficiaries.
(d) Medical emergencies. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, a recipient of Federal financial assistance shall not be deemed to have failed to comply with paragraph (a) of this section if immediate provision of a service or other benefit to an individual is necessary to prevent his death or serious impairment of his health and such service or other benefit cannot be provided except by or through a medical institution which refuses or fails to comply with paragraph (a) of this section.
will be conducted or the facility operated in compliance with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to this part. In the case where the Federal financial assistance is to provide or is in the form of personal property, or real property or interest therein or structures thereon, the assurance shall obligate the recipient, or, in the case of a subsequent transfer, the transferee, for the period during which the property is used for a purpose for which the Federal financial assistance is extended or for another purpose involving the provision of similar services and benefits, or for as long as the recipient retains ownership or possession of the property, whichever is longer; and any other type or form of assistance, the assurances shall be in effect for the duration of the period during which Federal financial assistance is extended to the program. The responsible Endowment official shall specify the form of the foregoing assurances for each program and the extent to which like assurances will be required of subgrantees, contractors and subcontractors, successors in terest, and other participants in the program. Any such assurance shall include provisions which give the United States a right to seek its judicial enforcement.
(2) In the case of real property, structures or improvements thereon, or interests therein, which was acquired through a program of Federal financial assistance, or in the case where Federal financial assistance is provided in the form of a transfer of real property or interest therein from the Federal Government, the instrument effecting or recording the transfer, shall contain a covenant running with the land assuring nondiscrimination for the period during which the real property is used for a purpose for which the Federal financial assistance is extended or for another purpose involving the provision of similar seryices or benefits. Where no transfer of property is involved, but property is improved under a program of Federal financial assistance, the recipients shall agree to include such a covenant in any subsequent transfer of such property. Where the property is obtained from the Federal Government, such covenant may also include a con
8 1110.4 Assurances required.
(a) General. (1) Every application for Federal financial assistance to carry out a program to which this part applies, and every application for Federal financial assistance to provide a facility shall, as a condition to its approval and the extension of any Federal financial assistance pursuant to the application, contain or be accompanied by an assurance that the program