20-13 HUMAN RIGHTS
Definition of terms.
Probable cause defined.
State Commission of Human Rights--Appointment of members--Terms--Vacancies--Removal.
Direction and supervision of commission by Department of Labor and
Regulation--Independent functions retained by commission.
Quorum of commission--Rules governing meetings.
Per diem and expenses of commission members.
Employment of personnel by division.
Legal assistance to commission.
Investigation and elimination of discrimination by education and
Cooperation with other agencies.
Funds and grants accepted--Accounting.
Employer's unfair or discriminatory practices.
Blind or partially blind person--Employment discrimination restricted--Civil
Employment agency's unfair or discriminatory practices.
Labor organization's unfair or discriminatory practices.
Employment advertising deemed unfair or discriminatory.
Requiring security clearance not unfair or discriminatory.
Use of ability test by employer not unfair or discriminatory.
Seniority and merit preferences permitted--Place of work differentials.
Sex differentiation permitted when based on seniority, job description, merit
or executive training systems.
Gender preference for hires at single-sex facility not discriminatory.
Qualification based on religious purpose not unfair or discriminatory.
Unfair or discriminatory housing practices by owner or agent.
Discrimination based on familial status--"Family" defined--Application to
Unfair or discriminatory housing practices based on familial status--Exemptions.
Unfair or discriminatory housing practice by financial institution or lender.
Housing--Modifications on behalf of disabled persons unnecessary--Disabled persons not relieved of obligations.
Design or construction of multifamily dwellings--Access to housing units
and common areas by disabled persons and wheelchairs--Prior approval of
plans not required.
Educational institutions' unfair or discriminatory practices--Exemptions.
Programs and activities exempt when conducted for educational, social, or
Selection of students to participate in exempt programs permitted--Conduct
Public accommodations--Unfair or discriminatory practices.
Right of disabled persons to equal treatment in public accommodations.
Physically disabled, blind or deaf person's right to be accompanied by guide
dog without extra charge--Liability for damages--Violation as misdemeanor.
Right to keep guide dog in rented or leased residence--Violation as
Good faith efforts made to accommodate disabled persons.
Public services--Unfair or discriminatory practices.
Advertising public accommodations or services--Unfair or discriminatory
Concealing, aiding, compelling, or inducing unlawful discrimination--Threats or reprisals.
Regulations for enforcement of chapter.
Complaints acted upon by division.
Dismissal of charge if investigation shows no probable cause.
Charge filed with division--Requirements--Contents--Public officials may
Charge by employer or organization against employees or members.
Time for filing charge.
Service of charge--Investigation--Conference or conciliation to eliminate
Investigative materials confidential--Access to material by parties following
Notice to respondent to answer charge--Time for answer.
Notice to answer charge after investigating official's report--Time for
hearing--Hearing examiner--Right to transfer matter to circuit court.
Right to proceed by civil action in lieu of hearing--Forms of relief available.
Administration of oaths--Depositions.
Evidence rules inapplicable at hearings--Cross-examination--Burden of
proof--Preservation of testimony.
Presentation of case--Investigating official's participation limited.
Respondent's answer and appearance at hearing--Charging party's
Amendment of charge or answer.
Proceedings on default by respondent.
Finding of discriminatory or unfair practice--Cease and desist order--Affirmative action required.
Finding of no discriminatory or unfair practice--Dismissal of charge.
Majority of commission required for final orders.
Rules governed by general law on administrative rules.
Judicial review of commission--court order for enforcement of order.
20-13-48 to 20-13-51. Repealed.
Commission's appearance by attorney--Supervision--Exception in action
against governmental agency.
Broad construction of chapter.
Severability of provisions.
Citation of chapter.