For the purposes of this chapter, the term "program or activity" and "program" mean all of the operations of-
any part of which is extended Federal financial assistance, except that such term does not include any operation of an entity which is controlled by a religious organization if the application of sectionof this title to such operation would not be consistent with the religious tenets of such organization.
1 So in original.
20 U.S.C. § 1687
REFERENCES IN TEXTThis chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this title", meaning title IX of Pub. L. 92-318 which enacted this chapter and amended sectionsand of Title 29, Labor, and sections , , , and of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of title IX to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of this title and Tables.
AMENDMENTS2015-Par. (2)(B). Pub. L. 114-95 substituted "sectionof this title), system of vocational education, or other school system;" for "7801 of this title), system of vocational education, or other school system;". 2002-Par. (2)(B). Pub. L. 107-110 substituted "7801" for "8801".1994-Par. (2)(B). Pub. L. 103-382 substituted "section 8801" for "section 2854(a)(10)".
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2015 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 114-95 effective Dec. 10, 2015, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 114-95 set out as a note under sectionof this title.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2002 AMENDMENT Amendment by Pub. L. 107-110 effective Jan. 8, 2002, except with respect to certain noncompetitive programs and competitive programs, see section 5 of Pub. L. 107-110 set out as an Effective Date note under sectionof this title.
FINDINGS OF CONGRESSPub. L. 100-259, §2, Mar. 22, 1988, 102 Stat. 28, provided that: "The Congress finds that-"(1) certain aspects of recent decisions and opinions of the Supreme Court have unduly narrowed or cast doubt upon the broad application of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 [et seq.], section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 [ ], the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 [ et seq.], and title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [ et seq.]; and "(2) legislative action is necessary to restore the prior consistent and long-standing executive branch interpretation and broad, institution-wide application of those laws as previously administered."
CONSTRUCTIONPub. L. 100-259, §7, Mar. 22, 1988, 102 Stat. 31, provided that: "Nothing in the amendments made by this Act [see Short Title of 1988 Amendment note under sectionof this title] shall be construed to extend the application of the Acts so amended [Education Amendments of 1972, Pub. L. 92-318, see Short Title of 1972 Amendment, set out as a note under section of this title, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, et seq., Age Discrimination Act of 1975, et seq., and Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq.] to ultimate beneficiaries of Federal financial assistance excluded from coverage before the enactment of this Act [Mar. 22, 1988]."
ABORTION NEUTRALITYThis section not to be construed to force or require any individual or hospital or any other institution, program, or activity receiving Federal funds to perform or pay for an abortion, see section 8 of Pub. L. 100-259 set out as a note under sectionof this title.