2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 45 - Fair Housing
Subchapter I - Generally
Sec. 3615 - Effect on State laws

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 3615 (2016)
Section Name §3615. Effect on State laws
Section Text

Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed to invalidate or limit any law of a State or political subdivision of a State, or of any other jurisdiction in which this subchapter shall be effective, that grants, guarantees, or protects the same rights as are granted by this subchapter; but any law of a State, a political subdivision, or other such jurisdiction that purports to require or permit any action that would be a discriminatory housing practice under this subchapter shall to that extent be invalid.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 90–284, title VIII, §816, formerly §815, Apr. 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 89; renumbered §816, Pub. L. 100–430, §8(1), Sept. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 1625.)


A prior section 816 of Pub. L. 90–284 was renumbered section 817 and is classified to section 3616 of this title.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sec. 3615 - Effect on State laws
Contains section 3615
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 82 Stat. 89
102 Stat. 1625
Public Law References Public Law 90-284, Public Law 100-430
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