Larry Painter, Appellant, v. Horne Brothers, Inc., Appellee, 710 F.2d 143 (4th Cir. 1983)

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US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 710 F.2d 143 (4th Cir. 1983) Argued June 7, 1983. Decided June 16, 1983

Robert P. Geary, Richmond, Va. (Geary & Davenport, Richmond, Va., on brief), for appellant.

Meryl Moore (E.D. David, Marla J. Melman, Jones, Blechman, Woltz & Kelly, P.C., Newport News, Va., on brief), for appellee.

Before WINTER, Chief Judge, PHILLIPS, Circuit Judge, and BULLOCK,*  District Judge.

PER CURIAM:


The sole issue in this appeal is whether there is an implied right of action available under Sec. 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 793 (as amended by Pub. L. 95-602, Title I, Sec. 122(d), November 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2987). The district court held that there was not.

In agreement with all of the circuits which have considered the issue, we affirm. See Beam v. Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., 679 F.2d 1077 (3 Cir. 1982); Fisher v. City of Tucson, 663 F.2d 861 (9 Cir. 1981), cert. denied, --- U.S. ----, 103 S. Ct. 178, 74 L. Ed. 2d 146 (1982); Davis v. United Airlines, Inc., 662 F.2d 120 (2 Cir. 1981), cert. denied, 456 U.S. 965, 102 S. Ct. 2045, 72 L. Ed. 2d 490 (1982); Simon v. St. Louis County, 656 F.2d 316 (8 Cir. 1981), cert. denied, 455 U.S. 976, 102 S. Ct. 1485, 71 L. Ed. 2d 688 (1982); Simpson v. Reynolds Metals Co., Inc., 629 F.2d 1226 (7 Cir. 1980); Rogers v. Frito-Lay, Inc., 611 F.2d 1074 (5 Cir.), cert. denied, 449 U.S. 889, 101 S. Ct. 246, 66 L. Ed. 2d 115 (1980); Hoopes v. Equifax, Inc., 611 F.2d 134 (6 Cir. 1979).

AFFIRMED.

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Honorable Frank W. Bullock, Jr., United States District Judge for the Middle District of North Carolina, sitting by designation