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Kansas Civil Rights Laws

Below you will find state-specific laws on civil rights in various different contexts, including whether private civil rights actions are permitted, applicable statutes of limitations, and pertinent code provisions. Click on the links below for state-specific civil rights laws.

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 44-1001, et seq. (Generally); 44-1015, et seq. (Housing); 44-1111, et seq. (Employment and Age)
Agency Generally, Housing, Employment and Age: Commission on Human Rights
Administrative Preemption Yes
Private Action Permitted? Generally: No; Housing: Yes; Employment and Age: No
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? No
Statute of Limitations Generally: 6 months; Housing: 1 yr.; Employment and Age: 300 days

Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.

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