New York Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section Exec. §290, et seq. (Generally); Civ. Rights §§18a to 47c (Public Accommodations and Public Housing)
Agency Generally: Division of Human Rights; Public Accommodations and Public Housing: State Human Rights Appeal Board
Administrative Preemption No
Private Action Permitted? Yes
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? No
Statute of Limitations Generally: variable; Public Accommodations and Public Housing: Not specified

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