Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

Departmental Regulation 4300-005

Office of Civil Rights

Agency Civil Rights Programs


This regulation announces policy for the organization and assignment of responsibility to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agency Civil Rights Programs. It also directs each agency head to ensure civil rights programs include program planning, evaluation and compliance, and complaints management. This regulation implements recommendations 86 and 87 of the Civil Rights Action Team Report.