2016 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade
Chapter 41 - Consumer Credit Protection
Subchapter II - Restrictions on Garnishment
Sec. 1674 - Restriction on discharge from employment by reason of garnishment

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Citation 15 U.S.C. § 1674 (2016)
Section Name §1674. Restriction on discharge from employment by reason of garnishment
Section Text (a) Termination of employment

No employer may discharge any employee by reason of the fact that his earnings have been subjected to garnishment for any one indebtedness.

(b) Penalties

Whoever willfully violates subsection (a) of this section shall be fined not more than $1,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 90–321, title III, §304, May 29, 1968, 82 Stat. 163.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 41 - CONSUMER CREDIT PROTECTION
SUBCHAPTER II - RESTRICTIONS ON GARNISHMENT
Sec. 1674 - Restriction on discharge from employment by reason of garnishment
Contains section 1674
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large Reference 82 Stat. 163
Public Law References Public Law 90-321
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