Texas Property Code

Sec. § 301.131
Attorney General Action for Enforcement


If a timely election is made under Section 301.093 (Election of Judicial Determination), the commission shall authorize and not later than the 30th day after the date the election is made the attorney general shall file in a district court a civil action seeking relief on behalf of the aggrieved person.


Venue for an action is in the county in which the alleged discriminatory housing practice occurred or is about to occur.


An aggrieved person may intervene in the action.


If the court finds that a discriminatory housing practice has occurred or is about to occur, the court may grant as relief any relief that a court may grant in a civil action under Subchapter H.


If monetary relief is sought for the benefit of an aggrieved person who does not intervene in the civil action, the court may not award the monetary relief if that aggrieved person has not complied with discovery orders entered by the court.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 268, Sec. 40, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

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