2011 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 126 - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (§§ 12101 - 12213)
Subchapter IV - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS (§§ 12201 - 12213)
Section 12205 - Attorney's fees

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 5, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 126 - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
SUBCHAPTER IV - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Sec. 12205 - Attorney's fees
Containssection 12205
Date2011
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 3, 2012
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 101-336, title V, §505, July 26, 1990, 104 Stat. 371.
Statutes at Large References104 Stat. 371, 327
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 101-336

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42 USC § 12205 (2011)

§12205. Attorney's fees

In any action or administrative proceeding commenced pursuant to this chapter, the court or agency, in its discretion, may allow the prevailing party, other than the United States, a reasonable attorney's fee, including litigation expenses, and costs, and the United States shall be liable for the foregoing the same as a private individual.

(Pub. L. 101–336, title V, §505, July 26, 1990, 104 Stat. 371.)

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This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 101–336, July 26, 1990, 104 Stat. 327, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 12101 of this title and Tables.

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