State of Maine Office of the Attorney General Non-Discrimination Policy

The Office of the Attorney General does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability, race, color, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, ancestry, or national origin in admission to, access to, or operation of its services, programs, or activities.

This notice is provided under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. § 12131 et. seq), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended (29 U.S.C. § 794), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 1981, 2000d et. seq), the Age Discrimination Act as amended (42 U.S.C. § 6101 et. seq.), the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, as amended (42 U.S.C. § 3789d), the Victims of Crime Act (42 U.S.C. § 10601 et. seq.), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681 et. seq.) and the Maine Human Rights Act (5 M.R.S. § 4551, et seq.), and the regulations promulgated thereunder.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator (“EEO Coordinator”) of the Office of the Attorney General has been designated to coordinate the efforts of the Office of the Attorney General to comply with the above referenced federal laws and regulations. Inquiries concerning application of these laws and regulations and the grievance procedure for resolving complaints alleging violation of these laws and regulations may be referred to the EEO Coordinator for the Office of the Attorney General, who can provide a copy of the Office’s EEO/AA Policy Statement, and/or the Office’s Reasonable Modification Guidelines and Grievance Procedure, upon request. The EEO Coordinator for the Office of the Attorney General may be reached at 6 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0006 or 207/626-8800 or 1-800-577-6690 (TTY). Inquiries concerning application of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 may also be referred to the ADA Coordinator for the State of Maine. The ADA Coordinator for the State of Maine may be reached at 2 Anthony Avenue, 150 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0150 or 207/624-5956, 1-800-698-4440 (TTY), or 207/624-5980(fax). A person with a complaint of discrimination under the above referenced laws may also file a complaint with the Maine Human Rights Commission, the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, or with any other appropriate court or governmental agency.

Individuals who need auxiliary aids or services for effective communication in services, programs and activities of the Office of the Attorney General are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the EEO Coordinator for the Office of the Attorney General. This information is available in alternate formats upon request.

Reissued: May 2, 2011

WILLIAM J. SCHNEIDER
ATTORNEY GENERAL