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House Bill 1170


House Bill 1170

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB1170 (Updated January 30, 2008 5:18 pm - DI 84)


Civil rights commission proceedings. Provides: (1) that an order by the civil rights commission may include payment of reasonable attorney's fees incurred by certain complainants; and (2) that a civil action based on a claim that is the basis for a complaint filed with the civil rights commission may be tried by a court or by a jury. Eliminates the requirement that both the complainant and respondent must agree in writing to have a claim that is the basis for a finding of probable cause by the civil rights commission decided in a court.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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