Pennsylvania Civil Rights Laws
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The following chart provides the relevant code sections and basic provisions of Pennsylvania's civil rights laws.
|Code Section||Tit. 43 §951, et seq.|
|Agency||Human Relations Commission|
|Private Action Permitted?||Yes|
|Attorney Fees Recoverable by Plaintiff?||Discretionary|
|Statute of Limitations||180 days/agency, 2 yrs./private action|
Note: State laws are constantly changing -- please contact a Pennsylvania civil rights attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.
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