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March 24, 1972

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Pub. Law 92-261

"(11) the Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, subject to the standards and procedures prescribed by this chapter, may place an additional ten positions in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in GS-16, GS-17, and GS-18 for the purposes of carrying out title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964."

SEC. 13. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 253;

86 STAT. 113

42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq.) is further amended by adding at the end Ante, p. 111. thereof the following new section:

"SPECIAL PROVISION WITH RESPECT TO DENIAL, TERMINATION, AND

SUSPENSION OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS

"SEC. 718. No Government contract, or portion thereof, with any employer, shall be denied, withheld, terminated, or suspended, by any agency or officer of the United States under any equal employment opportunity law or order, where such employer has an affirmative action plan which has previously been accepted by the Government for the same facility within the past twelve months without first according such employer full hearing and adjudication under the provisions of title 5, United States Code, section 554, and the following 80 Stat. 384. pertinent sections: Provided, That if such employer has deviated substantially from such previously agreed to affirmative action plan, this section shall not apply: Provided further, That for the purposes of this section an affirmative action plan shall be deemed to have been accepted by the Government at the time the appropriate compliance agency has accepted such plan unless within forty-five days thereafter the Office of Federal Contract Compliance has disapproved such plan."

SEC. 14. The amendments made by this Act to section 706 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 shall be applicable with respect to charges pending with the Commission on the date of enactment of this Act and all charges filed thereafter.

Approved March 24, 1972.

Effective date.

Ante, p. 104.

LEG IS LATIVE HISTORY:

HOUSE REPORTS: No. 92-238 (Comm. on Education and Labor) and
No. 92-899 (Comm. of Conference).

SENATE REPORTS: No. 92-415 accompanying S. 2515 (Comm. on Labor
and Public Welfare) and No. 92-416 (Comm. on
Labor and Public Welfare) and No. 92-681 (Comm.
of Conference).

CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:

Vol. 117 (1971):
Vol. 118 (1972):

Sept, 15, 16, considered and passed House.
Jan. 19-21, 24-28, 31, Feb. 1-4, 7-9,
14-18, 21, 22, considered and passed
Senate, amended, in lieu of S. 2515.
Mar. 6, Senate agreed to conference report.
Mar. 8, House agreed to conference report.
WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 8, No. 13:

Mar. 25, Presidential statement.

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