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HF 539 - Reduces the Deadline to File Discrimination Lawsuits - Iowa Key Vote

Mike Sexton voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (58-39) - (Key vote)
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Title: Reduces the Deadline to File Discrimination Lawsuits

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces the time frame in which a discrimination lawsuit may be filed in civil court to within 90 days after the Iowa Civil Rights Commission has made a ruling on the matter.

Highlights:
  • Requires that any suit for relief in district court be filed within 90 days of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission’s issuance of a release (Sec. 1).
  • Specifies that the Iowa Civil Rights Commission may issue a release stating that the complainant has a right to file a suit in civil court provided that (Sec. 1):
    • The complainant requests a release and the complaint has been on file for at least 60 days; or
    • That has been closed in an administrative closure.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Reduces the Deadline to File Discrimination Lawsuits

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