Texas Labor Code - Section 21.251. Civil Action By Commission
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§ 21.251. CIVIL ACTION BY COMMISSION. (a) The commission
may bring a civil action against a respondent if:
(1) the commission determines that there is reasonable
cause to believe that the respondent engaged in an unlawful
(2) the commission's efforts to resolve the
discriminatory practice to the satisfaction of the complainant and
respondent through conciliation have been unsuccessful; and
(3) a majority of the commissioners determines that
the civil action may achieve the purposes of this chapter.
(b) The complainant may intervene in a civil action brought
by the commission.
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Last modified: August 11, 2007