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Use of funds withheld   

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(a) At any time that the Secretary makes an allotment or reallotment to any State under any applicable program, the Secretary shall reduce such allotment or reallotment by such amount as the Secretary determines such allotment or reallotment would have been reduced, had the data on which such allotment or reallotment is based excluded all data relating to local educational agencies of the State that, on the date of the Secretary's action, are ineligible to receive the Federal financial assistance involved because of failure to comply with title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.], title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 [20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.], section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 [29 U.S.C. 794], or the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 [42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.].

(b) The Secretary may use any funds withheld under subsection (a) of this section--

(1) to increase the allotments or reallotments of local educational agencies within the State that are not described in subsection (a) of this section, or the allotments or reallotment of all States, in accordance with the Federal law governing the program; or

(2) for grants to local educational agencies of that State in accordance with section 405 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 [42 U.S.C. 2000c-4], or for any other program administered by the Department that is designed to enhance equity in education or redress discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

(Pub. L. 90-247, title IV, Sec. 435, formerly Sec. 428, formerly 416, as added Pub. L. 91-230, title IV, Sec. 401(a)(10), Apr. 13, 1970, 84 Stat. 168, renumbered Sec. 426, Pub. L. 92-318, title III, Sec. 301(a)(1), June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 326, renumbered Sec. 428, Pub. L. 93-380, title V, Sec. 508(a), Aug. 21, 1974, 88 Stat. 565, and amended Pub. L. 96-88, title III, Sec. 301(a)(1), title V, Sec. 507, Oct. 17, 1979, 93 Stat. 677, 692; renumbered Sec. 435, and amended Pub. L. 103-382, title II, Secs. 212(b)(1), 245, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3913, 3922.)