H.R.6213 - History and Tradition Protection Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Mike [R-LA-4] (Introduced 06/25/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/02/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6213 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/25/2018)
History and Tradition Protection Act of 2018
This bill provides that, regarding a civil action for deprivation of rights under color of law, the remedies with respect to a claim shall be limited to injunctive and declaratory relief where the deprivation consists of a violation of a prohibition in the Constitution against the establishment of religion. No fees shall be awarded in proceedings in vindication of civil rights with respect to such a claim concerning the actions of states and localities.
With regard to a claim brought against the United States or a federal official acting in his or her official capacity, the bill prohibits the award of reasonable fees and expenses of attorneys to the prevailing party.