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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to authorize the awarding of attorney's fees to prevailing plaintiffs in actions brought under certain civil rights laws, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

06/25/1975Introduced in House

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06/25/1975Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/25/1975Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (16)

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Rep. Brown, George E., Jr. [D-CA-38]
Rep. Burke, Yvonne B. [D-CA-37]
Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7]
Rep. Fraser, Donald M. [D-MN-5]
Rep. Harrington, Michael J. [D-MA-6]
Rep. Moorhead, William S. [D-PA-14]
Rep. Mosher, Charles A. [R-OH-13]
Rep. Moss, John E. [D-CA-3]
Rep. Rosenthal, Benjamin S. [D-NY-8]
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-8]
Rep. Udall, Morris K. [D-AZ-2]
Rep. Young, Andrew [D-GA-5]

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House Judiciary06/25/1975 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/25/1975)

Authorizes the awarding of attorneys' fees to prevailing plaintiffs in actions brought under specified civil rights laws.