2014 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 42 - State Affairs and Government
Chapter 42-112 - The Civil Rights Act of 1990
Section 42-112-2 - Civil liability.

RI Gen L § 42-112-2 (2014) What's This?

§ 42-112-2 Civil liability. – A person whose rights under the provision of § 42-112-1 have been violated may commence a civil action for injunctive and other appropriate equitable relief, and for the award of compensatory and exemplary damages, within three (3) years after the occurrence of the alleged violation of this chapter. An aggrieved person who prevails in an action authorized by this section, in addition to other damages, is entitled to an award of the costs of the litigation and reasonable attorneys' fees in an amount to be fixed by the court.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 231, § 1; P.L. 1990, ch. 283, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 368, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 388, § 1.)

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