Summary: S.272 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/24/1985)

Civil Rights Amendments Act of 1985 - Amends title IX (Prohibition of Sex Discrimination) of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and title VI (Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs) of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to specify that educational institutions receiving Federal financial assistance are included within prohibitions against discrimination.

Provides that, for purposes of such Acts, notwithstanding the Supreme Court decisions in Grove City College and others against Bell, Secretary of Education, and in North Haven Board of Education against Bell, the phrase "program or activity" shall, as applied to educational institutions which are extended Federal financial assistance, mean the educational institution.