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Montana Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 49-2-101, et seq. (Generally); 49-4-101, et seq. (Handicapped)
Agency Generally: Commission for Human Rights; Handicapped: None
Administrative Preemption Generally: Yes; Handicapped: No
Private Action Permitted? Generally: Yes; Handicapped: Yes
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? Generally: Yes; Handicapped: Yes
Statute of Limitations Generally: 180 to 300 days; Handicapped: 2 yrs. (§27-2- 211)

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