ELLIOTT-LARSEN CIVIL RIGHTS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 453 of 1976
37.2102 Recognition and declaration of civil right; action arising out of discrimination based on sex or familial status.
(1) The opportunity to obtain employment, housing and other real estate, and the full and equal utilization of public accommodations, public service, and educational facilities without discrimination because of religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, height, weight, familial status, or marital status as prohibited by this act, is recognized and declared to be a civil right.
(2) This section shall not be construed to prevent an individual from bringing or continuing an action arising out of sex discrimination before July 18, 1980 which action is based on conduct similar to or identical to harassment.
(3) This section shall not be construed to prevent an individual from bringing or continuing an action arising out of discrimination based on familial status before the effective date of the amendatory act that added this subsection which action is based on conduct similar to or identical to discrimination because of the age of persons residing with the individual bringing or continuing the action.
History: 1976, Act 453, Eff. Mar. 31, 1977
Am. 1979, Act 91, Imd. Eff. Aug. 1, 1979
Am. 1980, Act 202, Imd. Eff. July 18, 1980
Am. 1982, Act 45, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
Am. 1992, Act 124, Imd. Eff. June 29, 1992
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