(Federal agencies require that we adhere to these laws and regulations, if applicable. If you have questions, contact the Grants Office.)
Civil Rights Act of 1964 (PL 88-352, codified at 42 USC 20000D et seq.)
Bars recipients of federal funds from excluding persons because of race, sex, color, or national origin.
Form HEW 441 - Filed 10/18/67
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (PL 92-318, codified at 20 USC 1681-1686)
Prohibits exclusion of individuals on the basis of sex from any educational program or activity receiving federal support.
Form HEW 639A - Filed 8/25/76
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (20 USC 793; 29 USC 794; FAR 22.14)
Requires an assurance that federally funded activities will be made available and accessible to handicapped persons and that there will be no discrimination based on handicap.
Form HEW 641 - Filed 6/10/77
Human Subjects Compliance (PL 93-348, implemented by 45 CFR 46. Final Rules 56 FR 28004) W&M Federal Wide Assurance Number: FWA00008186
Research using human subjects must be reviewed by the W&M Protection of Human Subjects Review Committee.
Use of Animals in Research (Animal Welfare Act) (CFR Title 9, Subchapter A, parts- 1-4: NIH Guide 85-23) W&M Number: A3713-01
Projects using animal subjects must be reviewed by the W&M Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
Filed 8/1/72. Current Assurance dates: 4/30/13-4/30/17
Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules (NIH Guidelines, June 1994, 59 FR 34496 with April 2002 revisions)
Specifies practices for constructing and handling recombinant DNA molecules, organisms, and viruses containing recombinant DNA molecules.
Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act (PL 101-226)
Requires...colleges...to implement and enforce firm drug prevention programs and policies as a condition of eligibility to receive federal financial assistance.
Lobbying (Byrd Amendment)(PL 101-121)
Prohibits lobbying with federal funds to influence a funding agency. Certification required for requests over $100,000.
Misconduct in Science (FR 56 FR 22287, 5/14/91, 45 CFR 689 & FR 8/8/89) W&M Number: IPF: 9281501
Requires institutional procedures to respond to allegations of misconduct.
Debarment & Suspension (ED 12549)
Provides sanctions for improper use of federal funds.