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Subchapter 5. Nondiscrimination In Programs Receiving State Financial Assistance Through The Chancellor Or Board Of Governors Of The California Community Colleges. Article 3. District Compliance And Enforcement. Office for Civil Rights.   

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(a) Whenever a complaint is filed with the Chancellor pursuant to section 59329 and whenever the Chancellor renders a decision pursuant to article 4 (commencing with section 59350) of this subchapter, the Chancellor shall notify the complainant that he or she may file a complaint regarding the same matter with the Office For Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education (OCR) where the complaint is within the jurisdiction of that agency.

(b) In such cases, OCR will normally accept compliance with these regulations as satisfying the due process requirements of federal law.

(c) OCR shall have no jurisdiction to rule on any finding regarding violation of state law.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66271.1

Education Code 66700

Education Code 70901

Government Code 11138

Reference:

Education Code 66250 et seq.

Education Code 72011

Government Code 11135

Government Code 11136

(Amended by Register 2006, No. 17.)