U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: May 18, 2024

§ 1942.102 - Nondiscrimination.

(a) Federal statutes provide for extending Agency financial programs without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, or physical/mental handicap. The participants must possess the capacity to enter into legal contracts under State and local statutes.

(b) Indian tribes on Federal and State reservations and other Federally recognized Indian tribes are eligible to apply for and are encouraged to participate in this program. Such tribes might not be subject to State and local laws or jurisdiction. However, any requirements of this subpart that affect applicant eligibility, the adequacy of RD's security or the adequacy of service to users of the facility and all other requirements of this subpart must be met.