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Iowa Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 216.1, et seq. (Generally); 729.4 (Employment)
Agency Generally: Civil Rights Commission; 729.4: None
Administrative Preemption Generally: Yes 729.4: No
Private Action Permitted? Generally: Yes; 729.4: No
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? Generally: Yes; 729.4: No
Statute of Limitations Generally: 180 days; 729.4: Not specified

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