As used in this subchapter-
but such term does not include current, illegal use of or addiction to a controlled substance (as defined in sectionof title 21).
The protections afforded against discrimination on the basis of familial status shall apply to any person who is pregnant or is in the process of securing legal custody of any individual who has not attained the age of 18 years.
42 U.S.C. § 3602
AMENDMENTS1988-Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 100-430, §5(a), substituted "3606, or 3617" for "or 3606".Subsecs. (h) to (o). Pub. L. 100-430, §5(b), added subsecs. (h) to (o).1978-Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 95-598 substituted "trustees in cases under title 11" for "trustees in bankruptcy".
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1988 AMENDMENTAmendment by Pub. L. 100-430 effective on 180th day beginning after Sept. 13, 1988, see section 13(a) of Pub. L. 100-430 set out as a note under sectionof this title.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1978 AMENDMENTAmendment by Pub. L. 95-598 effective Oct. 1, 1979, see section 402(a) of Pub. L. 95-598 set out as an Effective Date note preceding sectionof Title 11, Bankruptcy.
TRANSVESTISM Section 6(b)(3) of Pub. L. 100-430 provided that: "For the purposes of this Act [see Short Title of 1988 Amendment note set out under sectionof this title] as well as chapter 16 of title 29 of the United States Code [ et seq.], neither the term 'individual with handicaps' nor the term 'handicap' shall apply to an individual solely because that individual is a transvestite."
- The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.1 See References in Text note below.