Nondiscrimination in Programs and Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance From USDA
The purpose of this Departmental Regulation (DR) is to establish and convey policy and provide guidance and direction to Department of Agriculture (the Department or USDA) agencies and employees to ensure compliance with and enforcement of the prohibition against discrimination in programs and activities funded in whole or in part by the Department. This DR is limited to and specifically addresses.
a Conducting civil rights compliance reviews of programs and activities receiving financial assistance from USDA- and
b Processing administrative complaints of discrimination filed with the Department in any program or activity receiving financial assistance from USDA.