Summary: H.R.589 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/05/1997)

Fair Housing Reform and Freedom of Speech Act of 1997 - Amends the Fair Housing Act to permit a dwelling restriction relating to number of unrelated inhabitants, building proximity, or inhabitant's criminal record if such restriction's purpose is to limit land use to single family dwellings.

States that such Act shall not be construed to apply to lawful activity, including a legal action, engaged in solely to: (1) achieve or prevent governmental action; or (2) receive a judicial interpretation of any provision of such Act.