Sec. 6917. Office of Ombudsman
The Administrator shall establish an Office of Ombudsman, to be
directed by an Ombudsman. It shall be the function of the Office of
Ombudsman to receive individual complaints, grievances, requests
for information submitted by any person with respect to any program
or requirement under this chapter.
Authority to render assistance
The Ombudsman shall render assistance with respect to the
complaints, grievances, and requests submitted to the Office of
Ombudsman, and shall make appropriate recommendations to the
Effect on procedures for grievances, appeals, or administrative
The establishment of the Office of Ombudsman shall not affect any
procedures for grievances, appeals, or administrative matters in
any other provision of this chapter, any other provision of law, or
any Federal regulation.
The Office of the Ombudsman shall cease to exist 4 years after
November 8, 1984.