Massachusetts Civil Rights Laws
|Code Section||Ch. 151B §1, et seq. (Generally); Ch. 272 §§92A, 98 (Public Accommodations)|
|Agency||Generally: Commission Against Discrimination; Public Accommodations: None|
|Administrative Preemption||Generally: Yes; Public Accommodations: No|
|Private Action Permitted?||Generally: No; Public Accomodations: Yes|
|Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff?||Generally: Yes; Public Accomodations: No|
|Statute of Limitations||Generally: 300 days; Civil Rights Actions: 3 yrs.-civil action (Ch. 260 §5B)|
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