Virginia Civil Rights Laws

Explanation of Terms in Civil Rights Laws Chart

Code Section 36-96.1, et seq. (Housing); 40.1- 28.6 (Equal Pay); 2.2-3900, et seq. (Generally)
Agency Housing: Fair Housing Board and Real Estate Board; Equal Pay: None; Generally: Human Rights Council
Administrative Preemption No
Private Action Permitted? Yes
Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff? Housing: Yes; Equal Pay: No; Generally: Yes
Statute of Limitations Housing: 1 yr./agency, 2 yr./private; Generally: 180 days

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