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§ 959.3. Civil penalties

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 43 P.S. Labor

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 43 P.S. Labor (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 17. Pennsylvania Human Relations Act (Refs & Annos)
43 P.S. § 959.3
§ 959.3. Civil penalties
The Commission shall have the power to adopt a schedule of civil penalties for violation of section 5(h)(5)1 by the advertiser and the publisher in instances where the complainant does not take action to secure housing accommodations or financing and is not denied housing accommodations or financing based on the alleged discriminatory language in the advertisement. The schedule of penalties, guidelines for their imposition and procedures for appeal shall be published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin, provided that the Commission shall, within two (2) years of such publication, promulgate a regulation setting forth the schedule of penalties, guidelines and procedures. Any such penalty shall not exceed the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00). Duly authorized agents of the Commission shall have the power and authority to issue citations and impose penalties for any such violations. Any such penalty imposed may be appealed to the Commission pursuant to regulations promulgated under this act. All proceedings shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of 2 Pa.C.S. (relating to administrative law and procedure).


1955, Oct. 27, P.L. 744, No. 222, § 9.3, added 1997, June 25, P.L. 326, No. 34, § 4, effective in 60 days.


43 P.S. § 955(h)(5).
43 P.S. § 959.3, PA ST 43 P.S. § 959.3
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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