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§ 504.
Judicial review
Finding by Secretary of Labor; petition for review; filing of record
Whenever the Secretary of Labor—
finds that a State law does not include any provision specified in section 503(a) of this title, or
makes a finding with respect to a State under subsection (b), (c), (d), (e), (h), (i), or (j) of section 503 of this title,
such State may, within 60 days after the Governor of the State has been notified of such action, file with the United States court of appeals for the circuit in which such State is located or with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, a petition for review of such action. A copy of the petition shall be forthwith transmitted by the clerk of the court to the Secretary of Labor. The Secretary of Labor thereupon shall file in the court the record of the proceedings on which he based his action as provided in section 2112 of title 28.
Findings of fact by Secretary of Labor; new or modified findings
Affirmance or setting aside of Secretary’s action; review by Supreme Court
Stay of Secretary’s action
The Secretary of Labor shall not withhold any certification for payment to any State under section 502 of this title until the expiration of 60 days after the Governor of the State has been notified of the action referred to in paragraph (1) or (2) of subsection (a) or until the State has filed a petition for review of such action, whichever is earlier.
The commencement of judicial proceedings under this section shall stay the Secretary’s action for a period of 30 days, and the court may thereafter grant interim relief if warranted, including a further stay of the Secretary’s action and including such other relief as may be necessary to preserve status or rights.
(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title III, § 304, as added Pub. L. 91–373, title I, § 131(a), Aug. 10, 1970, 84 Stat. 703; amended Pub. L. 96–249, title I, § 127(b)(2), May 26, 1980, 94 Stat. 367; Pub. L. 96–265, title IV, § 408(b)(2), June 9, 1980, 94 Stat. 469; Pub. L. 96–473, § 6(e)(2), Oct. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 2265; Pub. L. 98–620, title IV, § 402(39), Nov. 8, 1984, 98 Stat. 3360; Pub. L. 100–485, title I, § 124(b)(2), Oct. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 2353; Pub. L. 100–628, title IX, § 904(c)(1)(B), Nov. 7, 1988, 102 Stat. 3261; Pub. L. 103–152, § 4(a)(2), Nov. 24, 1993, 107 Stat. 1517.)
cite as: 42 USC 504