H.R.14508 - A bill to amend title VIII of the act commonly called the Civil Rights Act of 1968 with respect to the awarding of attorney's fees and the authority of the Department of Housing and Urban Development to initiate a civil action to enforce the provisions of such title.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Spellman, Gladys Noon [D-MD-5] (Introduced 06/22/1976)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/22/1976 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.14508 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/22/1976)
Permits the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to initiate a civil action to enforce Federal prohibitions against discriminatory housing practices.
Allows Federal courts to award private plaintiffs bringing suit out to enforce such prohibitions reasonable attorney fees whether or not such individuals are financially able to bear the cost.