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42 U.S. Code § 3615 - Effect on State laws

Nothing in this subchapter shall be construed to invalidate or limit any law of a State or political subdivision of a State, or of any other jurisdiction in which this subchapter shall be effective, that grants, guarantees, or protects the same rights as are granted by this subchapter; but any law of a State, a political subdivision, or other such jurisdiction that purports to require or permit any action that would be a discriminatory housing practice under this subchapter shall to that extent be invalid.

(Pub. L. 90–284, title VIII, § 816, formerly § 815, Apr. 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 89; renumbered § 816, Pub. L. 100–430, § 8(1), Sept. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 1625.)
Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 816 of Pub. L. 90–284 was renumbered section 817 and is classified to section 3616 of this title.