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(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 (4) As used in this section, the seryway in the enjoyment of any advan- ices, financial aid, or other benefits tage or privilege enjoyed by others re- provided under a program receiving ceiving any service, financial aid, or Federal financial assistance shall be other benefit under the program;
deemed to include any service, finan(v) Treat an individual differently cial aid, or other benefit provided in or from others in determining whether through a facility provided with the he satisfies any admission, enrollment, aid of Federal financial assistance. quota, eligibility membership, or (5) The enumeration of specific other requirement or condition which forms of prohibited discrimination in individuals must meet in order to be this paragraph and paragraph (c) of provided any service, financial aid, or this section does not limit the generalother benefit provided under the pro- ity of the prohibition in paragraph (a) gram;
of this section. (vi) Deny an individual an opportu- (6) This regulation does not prohibit nity to participate in the program the consideration of race, color, or nathrough the provision of services or tional origin if the purpose and effect otherwise or afford him an opportuni- are to remove or overcome the consety to do so which is different from quences of practices or impediments that afforded others under the pro- which have restricted the availability gram (including the opportunity to of, or participation in, the program or participate in the program as an em- activity receiving Federal financial asployee but only to the extent set forth sistance, on the grounds of race, color, in paragraph (c) of this section).
or national origin. Where previous dis(2) A recipient, in determining the criminatory practice or usage tends, types of services, financial aid, or on the grounds of race, color, or naother benefits, or facilities which will tional origin, to exclude individuals be provided under any such program, from participation in, to deny them or the class of individuals to whom, or the benefits of, or to subject them to the situations in which, such services, discrimination under any program or financial aid, other benefits, or facili- activity to which this regulation apties will be provided under any such plies the applicant or recipient has an program, or the class of individuals to obligation to take reasonable action to be afforded an opportunity to partici- remove or overcome the consequences pate in any such program, may not di- of the prior discriminatory practice or rectly or through contractual or other usage, and to accomplish the purposes arrangements, utilize criteria or meth- of the Act. ods of administration which have the (c) Employment practices. (1) Where effect of subjecting individuals to dis- a primary objective of the Federal ficrimination because of their race, nancial assistance to a program to color, or national origin, or have the which this part applies is to provide effect of defeating or substantially im- employment, a recipient may not dipairing accomplishment of the objec- rectly or through contractual or other tives of the program as respects indi- arrangements subject an individual to viduals of a particular race, color, or discrimination on the ground of race, national origin.
color, or national origin in its employ(3) In determining the site or loca- ment practices under such program tion of facilities, a recipient or appli- (including recruitment or recruitment cant may not make selections with the advertising employment, layoff or terpurpose or effect of excluding individ- mination, upgrading, demotion, uals from, denying them the benefits transfer, rates of pay or other forms of, or subjecting them to discrimina- of compensation and use of facilities), tion under any program to which this including programs where a primary regulation applies, on the grounds of objective of the Federal financial asrace, color, or national origin; or with sistance is (i) to assist such individuals the purpose or effect of defeating or through employment to meet exsubstantially impairing the accom- penses incident to the commencement plishment of the objectives of the Act or continuation of their education or or this regulation.
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
dition coupled with a right to be reserved by the Endowment to revert title to the property in the event of a breach of the covenant where, in the discretion of the responsible Endowment official, such a condition and right of reverter is appropriate to the program under which the real property is obtained and to the nature of the grant and the grantee. In the event a transferee of real property proposes to mortgage or otherwise encumber the real property as security for financing construction of new, or improvement of existing, facilities on such property for the purposes for which the property was transferred, the Chairman of the Endowment concerned may agree, upon request of the transferee and if necessary to accomplish such financing, and upon such conditions as he deems appropriate, to forebear the exercise of such right to revert title for so long as the lien of such mortgage or other encumbrance remains effective.
(3) Transfers of surplus property are subject to regulations issued by the Administrator of the General Services Administration. (41 CFR 101-6.2)
(b) Continuing State programs. Every application by a State or a State agency to carry out a program involving continuing Federal financial assistance to which this part applies shall as a condition to its approval and the extension of any Federal financial assistance pursuant to the application (1) contain or be accompanied by a statement that the program is (or, in the case of a new program, will be) conducted in compliance with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to this part, and (2) provide or be accompanied by provision for such methods of administration for the program as are found by the responsible Endowment official to give reasonable assurance that the applicant and all recipients of Federal financial assistance under such program will comply with all requirements imposed by or pursuant to this part.
(c) Elementary and secondary schools. The requirements of paragraph (a) of this section with respect to any elementary or secondary school or school system shall be deemed to be satisfied if such school or school system (1) is subject to a final order of
a court of the United States for the desegregation of such school or school system, and provides 'an assurance that it will comply with such order, including any future modification of such order, or (2) submits a plan for the desegregation of such school or school system which the responsible official of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare determines is adequate to accomplish the purposes of the Act and this part within the earliest practicable time and provides reasonable assurance that it will carry out such plan. In any case of continuing Federal financial assistance, the responsible official of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare may reserve the right to redetermine, after such period as may be specified by him, the adequacy of the plan to accomplish the purposes of the Act and this part. In any case in which a final order of a court of the United States for the desegregation of such school or school system is entered after submission of such a plan, such plan shall be revised to conform to such final order, including any future modification of such order.
(d) Assurances from institutions. (1) In the case of any application for Federal financial assistance to an institution of higher education (including assistance for construction, for research, for a special training project, or for any other purpose), the assurance required by this section shall extend to admission practices and to all other practices relating to the treatment of students.
(2) The assurance required with respect to an institution of higher education or any other institution, insofar as the assurance relates to the institution's practices with respect to admission or other treatment of individuals as students, or clients of the institution or to the opportunity to participate in the provision of services or other benefits to such individuals, shall be applicable to the entire institution unless the applicant establishes, to the satisfaction of the responsible Endowment official, that the institution's practices in designated parts or programs of the institution will in no way affect its practices in the program of the institution for which Federal fi