S.3868 - 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 Development to initiate a civil action to enforce the provisions of such title.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Mathias, Charles McC., Jr. [R-MD] (Introduced 09/29/1976)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/29/1976 Referred to Senate Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3868 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/29/1976)
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 to enforce such prohibitions reasonable attorney fees whether or not such individuals are finally able to bear the cost.