2017 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 21 - Civil Rights
Subchapter I-A - Institutionalized Persons
Sec. 1997j - Disclaimer respecting private litigation

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 1997j (2017)
Section Name §1997j. Disclaimer respecting private litigation
Section Text

The provisions of this subchapter shall in no way expand or restrict the authority of parties other than the United States to enforce the legal rights which they may have pursuant to existing law with regard to institutionalized persons. In this regard, the fact that the Attorney General may be conducting an investigation or contemplating litigation pursuant to this subchapter shall not be grounds for delay of or prejudice to any litigation on behalf of parties other than the United States.

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(Pub. L. 96–247, §12, May 23, 1980, 94 Stat. 354.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, 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
CHAPTER 21 - CIVIL RIGHTS
SUBCHAPTER I-A - INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS
Sec. 1997j - Disclaimer respecting private litigation
Contains section 1997j
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 94 Stat. 354
Public Law References Public Law 96-247
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