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Illinois Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 775 ILCS 5/1-101 and 102; 5/7A-102 and 104
Agency Human Rights Commission and Dept. of Human Rights
Administrative Preemption Yes
Private Action Permitted? Yes, for temporary relief
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? Yes
Statute of Limitations 180 days

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