2017 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 21 - Civil Rights
Subchapter IX - Miscellaneous Provisions
Sec. 2000h-2 - Intervention by Attorney General; denial of equal protection on account of race, color, religion, sex or national origin

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 2000h-2 (2017)
Section Name §2000h–2. Intervention by Attorney General; denial of equal protection on account of race, color, religion, sex or national origin
Section Text

Whenever an action has been commenced in any court of the United States seeking relief from the denial of equal protection of the laws under the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution on account of race, color, religion, sex or national origin, the Attorney General for or in the name of the United States may intervene in such action upon timely application if the Attorney General certifies that the case is of general public importance. In such action the United States shall be entitled to the same relief as if it had instituted the action.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 88–352, title IX, §902, July 2, 1964, 78 Stat. 266; Pub. L. 92–318, title IX, §906(a), June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 375.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

1972—Pub. L. 92–318 inserted "sex" after "religion,".

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 IX - MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Sec. 2000h-2 - Intervention by Attorney General; denial of equal protection on account of race, color, religion, sex or national origin
Contains section 2000h-2
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 78 Stat. 266
86 Stat. 375
Public Law References Public Law 88-352, Public Law 92-318
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