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Name: Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987. Public Law 100-259 (S. 557).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Non-discrimination; Human rights; Education, vocational guidance and training
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1988-03-22
Entry into force:
Published on: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1988-05, No. 2, p. 102 STAT. 28
ISN: USA-1988-L-6293
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=6293&p_lang=en
Bibliography: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1988-05, No. 2, p. 102 STAT. 28
Abstract/Citation: Passed in response to a Supreme Court interpretation, this Act restores the broad scope of coverage and clarifies the application of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (see LS 1967 - USA 1) and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (see LS 1972 - USA 1). It specifies that an institution which receives federal financial assistance is also prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in a programme or activity which does not directly benefit from such assistance.
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