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    SUNY Joint Guidance Document – New Title IX Regulations

    Our higher education team participated in preparing this Joint Guidance document on the new regulations, which provides helpful information broken down by section, as well as a text comparison of the proposed regulations to the new regulations.

    Final Title IX Regulations: Official Version

    On May 19, 2020, the Final Title IX Regulations were officially published in the Federal Register with an effective date of August 14, 2020.

    Final Title IX Regulations: Unofficial Copy Issued May 6, 2020

    On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released its Final Title IX Regulations, along with approximately 2,000 pages of commentary accompanying the regulations. Various resources were also issued to accompany the regulations, including a Fact Sheet, a Final Rule Overview, a Summary of Major Provisions of the Final Rule, a Comparison to the Notice of Proposed Rule Making and an hour-long Webinar on the Title IX Regulations.

    Proposed Regulations, Issued November 16, 2018

    These proposed Title IX regulations will go through notice and comment before final regulations are issued.  

    The Law – 20 U.S.C. § 1681

    This is the key Title IX statute that prohibits discrimination by educational entities and allows for certain exceptions.

    The Regulations

    These regulations, developed by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, offer more specific requirements to ensure compliance with Title IX. This page has not yet been updated to integrate the new regulations, effective August 14, 2020.