15 U.S. Code § 36 - Recovery of damages, etc., for antitrust violations on claim against person based on official action directed by local government, or official or employee thereof acting in an official capacity

(a) Prohibition in general
No damages, interest on damages, costs or attorney’s fees may be recovered under section 4, 4A, or 4C of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. 15, 15a, or 15c) in any claim against a person based on any official action directed by a local government, or official or employee thereof acting in an official capacity.
(b) Nonapplication of prohibition for cases commenced before effective date of provisions
Subsection (a) of this section shall not apply with respect to cases commenced before the effective date of this Act.

Source

(Pub. L. 98–544, § 4,Oct. 24, 1984, 98 Stat. 2750.)
References in Text

For effective date of this Act, referred to in subsec. (b), see Effective Date note below.
Effective Date

Section effective thirty days before Oct. 24, 1984, see section 6 ofPub. L. 98–544, set out as a note under section 34 of this title.

 

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