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§ 1601.74 Designated and notice agencies.

The Commission has made the following designations[2] :

(a) The designated FEP agencies are:

Alaska Commission for Human Rights

Alexandria (VA) Human Rights Office

Allentown (PA) Human Relations Commission

Anchorage (AK) Equal Rights Commission

Anderson (IN) Human Relations Commission

Arizona Civil Rights Division

Arlington County (VA) Human Rights Commission[3]

Austin (TX) Human Relations Commission[4]

Baltimore (MD) Community Relations Commission

Bloomington (IL) Human Relations Commission

Bloomington (IN) Human Rights Commission

Broward County (FL) Human Relations Commission

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Charleston (WV) Human Rights Commission

City of Salina (KS) Human Relations Commission and Department

City of Springfield (IL) Department of Community Relations

Clearwater (FL) Office of Community Relations

Colorado Civil Rights Commission

Colorado State Personnel Board[5]

Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Department of Labor[6]

Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunity

Corpus Christi (TX) Human Relations Commission

Dade County (FL) Fair Housing and Employment Commission

Delaware Department of Labor

District of Columbia Office of Human Rights

Durham (NC) Human Relations Commission

East Chicago (IN) Human Rights Commission

Evansville (IN) Human Relations Commission

Fairfax County (VA) Human Rights Commission

Florida Commission on Human Relations

Fort Dodge-Webster County (IA) Human Rights Commission

Fort Wayne (IN) Metropolitan Human Relations Commission

Fort Worth (TX) Human Relations Commission

Gary (IN) Human Relations Commission

Georgia Office of Fair Employment Practices[7]

Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations[8]

Hillsborough County (FL) Equal Opportunity and Human Relations Department

Howard County (MD) Human Rights Commission[9]

Huntington (WV) Human Relations Commission

Idaho Human Rights Commission

Illinois Department of Human Rights

Indiana Civil Rights Commission

Iowa Civil Rights Commission

Jacksonville (FL) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Kansas City (KS) Human Relations Department

Kansas City (MO) Human Relations Department

Kansas Human Rights Commission

Kentucky Commission on Human Rights

Lee County (FL) Department of Equal Opportunity

Lexington-Fayette (KY) Urban County Human Rights Commission

Lincoln (NE) Commission on Human Rights[10]

Louisiana (LA) Commission on Human Rights

Louisville and Jefferson County (KY) Human Relations Commission

Madison (WI) Equal Opportunities Commission

Maine Human Rights Commission

Maryland Commission on Human Relations

Mason City (IA) Human Rights Commission

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination

Michigan City (IN) Human Rights Commission

Michigan Department of Civil Rights

Minneapolis (MN) Department of Civil Rights

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Missouri Commission on Human Rights

Montana Human Rights Division

Montgomery County (MD) Human Relations Commission

Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission

Nevada Commission on Equal Rights of Citizens

New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights

New Hanover (NC) Human Relations Commission[11]

New Haven (CT) Commission on Equal Opportunities

New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, Department of Law and Public Safety

New Mexico Human Rights Commission

New York City (NY) Commission on Human Rights

New York State Division on Human Rights

North Carolina State Office of Administrative Hearings

North Dakota Department of Labor

Ohio Civil Rights Commission

Oklahoma Human Rights Commission

Omaha (NE) Human Relations Department

Orange County (NC) Human Relations Commission

Oregon Bureau of Labor

Orlando (FL) Human Relations Department

Paducah (KY) Human Rights Commission

Palm Beach County (FL) Office of Equal Opportunity

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

Philadelphia (PA) Commission on Human Relations

Pinellas County (FL) Affirmative Action Office

Pittsburgh (PA) Commission on Human Rights

Prince George's County (MD) Human Relations Commission

Prince William County (VA) Human Rights Commission

Reading (PA) Human Relations Commission

Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights

Richmond County (GA) Human Rights Commission

Rockville (MD) Human Rights Commission

St. Louis (MO) Civil Rights Enforcement Agency

St. Paul (MN) Department of Human Rights

St. Petersburg (FL) Human Relations Division[12]

Seattle (WA) Human Rights Commission

Sioux Falls (SD) Human Relations Commission

South Bend (IN) Human Rights Commission

South Carolina Human Affairs Commission

South Dakota Division of Human Rights

Springfield (OH) Human Relations Department

Tacoma (WA) Human Relations Commission

Tampa (FL) Office of Community Relations

Tennessee Commission for Human Development

Texas Commission on Human Rights

Topeka (KS) Human Relations Commission

Utah Industrial Commission, Anti-Discrimination Division

Vermont Attorney General's Office, Civil Rights Division

Vermont Human Rights Commission

Virgin Islands Department of Labor

Virginia Council on Human Rights

Washington Human Rights Commission

West Virginia Human Rights Commission

Wheeling (WV) Human Rights Commission

Wichita Falls (TX) Human Relations Commission

Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations

Wisconsin State Personnel Commission[13]

Wyoming Fair Employment Practices Commission

York (PA) Human Relations Commission

Youngstown (OH) Human Relations Commission

[3] The Arlington Human Rights Commission has been designated as a FEP agency for all charges except charges alleging a violation of title VII by a government, government agency, or political subdivision of the State of Virginia. For these types of charges it shall be deemed a “Notice agency” pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(b).

[4] The Austin (TX) Human Relations Commission has been designated as a FEP agency for all charges except charges alleging a violation of title VII by a government, government agency, or political subdivision of the State of Texas. For these types of charges it shall be deemed a “Notice Agency,” pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(b).

[5] The Colorado State Personnel Board has been designated as a FEP agency for only those charges which relate to appointments, promotions, and other personnel actions that take place in the State personnel system. In addition, it has been designated as a FEP agency for all of the above mentioned charges except charges which allege a violation of section 704(a) of title VII. For this type of charge it shall be deemed a “Notice Agency” pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(b).

[6]The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Department of Labor has been designated as a FEP agency for all charges except charges alleging a “labor union” has violated title VII; charges alleging an “employment agency” has violated title VII; and charges alleging violations of title VII by agencies or instrumentalities of the Government of Puerto Rico when they are not operating as private businesses or enterprises. For these types of charges it shall be deemed a “Notice Agency,” pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(b). With respect to charges alleging retaliation under section 704(a) of Title VII, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Department of Labor is a FEP agency for charges alleging retaliation for having opposed unlawful sexual harassment or participated in a statutory sexual harassment complaint proceeding and a “Notice Agency” for all other charges alleging violation of section 704(a) of Title VII.

[7] The Georgia Office of Fair Employment Practices has been designated as a FEP agency for all charges covering the employment practices of the departments of the State of Georgia only.

[8] The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has been granted FEP agency designation of all charges except those filed against units of the State and local government, in which case it shall be deemed a “Notice Agency.”

[9] The Howard County (MD) Human Rights Commission has been granted designation of all charges except those filed against agencies of Howard County in which case it shall be deemed a “Notice Agency.”

[10] The Lincoln (NE) Commission on Human Rights has been designated as a FEP agency for all charges except (1) a charge by an “applicant for membership” alleging a violation of section 703(c)(2) of title VII (2) a charge by an individual alleging that a “joint labor-management committee” has violated section 704(a) of title VII; and (3) a charge by an individual alleging that a “joint labor-management committee” has violated section 704(b) of title VII. For those types of charges, it shall be deemed a “Notice Agency,” pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(b).

[11] The New Hanover Human Relations Commission is being designated as a FEP agency for charges covering employment practices under section 706(c) of title VII and CFR 1601.70 et seq. (1980) within New Hanover County and “such cities within the county as may by resolution of their governing boards, permit the Ordinance of the Board of Commissioners of New Hanover County entitled ‘Prohibition of Discrimination in Employment’ to be applicable within such cities.” This covers Wilmington City and the unincorporated area of New Hanover County. At this time Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach are not included in this designation. For charges from these latter locales the New Hanover Human Relations Commission shall be deemed a “Notice Agency,” pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(b).

[12] On June 1, 1979, the St. Petersburg Office of Human Relations was designated a FEP agency for all charges except those charges alleging retaliation under section 704(a) of title VII. Accordingly, “for retaliation charges” it was deemed a “Notice Agency,” pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(c). See 44 FR 31638. On May 23, 1979, an ordinance amended the St. Petersburg, FL Human Relations law to include charges of retaliation. Therefore, retaliation charges will be deferred to that agency effective immediately.

[13] The Wisconsin State Personnel Commission is being designated as a FEP agency for all charges covering the employment practices of the agencies of the State of Wisconsin except those charges alleging retaliation under 704(a) of title VII. Accordingly, for retaliation charges, it shall be deemed a Notice Agency pursuant to 29 CFR 1601.71(b).

(b) The designated Notice Agencies are:

Arkansas Governor's Committee on Human Resources

Ohio Director of Industrial Relations

Raleigh (NC) Human Resources Department, Civil Rights Unit

[46 FR 33030, June 26, 1981. Redesignated at 56 FR 9625, Mar. 7, 1991]