§ 1706.101 Purpose
§ 1706.102 Application
§ 1706.103 Definitions
§ 1706.110 Self-evaluation
§ 1706.111 Notice
§ 1706.130 General prohibitions against discrimination
§ 1706.140 Employment
§ 1706.149 Program accessibility: Discrimination prohibited
§ 1706.150 Program accessibility: Existing facilities
§ 1706.151 Program accessibility: New construction and alterations
§ 1706.160 Communications
§ 1706.170 Compliance procedures

Terms Used In 45 CFR Part 1706

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assistant Attorney General: means the Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Auxiliary aids: means services or devices that enable persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills to have an equal opportunity to participate in, and enjoy the benefits of, programs or activities conducted by the agency. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Complete complaint: means a written statement that contains the complainant's name and address and describes the agency's alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the agency of the nature and date of the alleged violation of section 504. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Facility: means all or any portion of buildings, structures, equipment, roads, walks, parking lots, rolling stock or other conveyances, or other real or personal property. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Handicapped person: means any person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, has a record of such an impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Has a record of such an impairment: means has a history of, or has been misclassified as having, a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Major life activities: includes functions such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • physical or mental impairment: includes , but is not limited to, such diseases and conditions as orthopedic, visual, speech, and hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, mental retardation, emotional illness, and drug addition and alcholism. See 45 CFR 1706.103
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.