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Email: Chapter 8, Article 12, Section 9

§8-12-9. Power and authority to enact ordinance prohibiting discrimination with respect to housing accommodations.

Notwithstanding any statutory or charter provision to the contrary, the governing body of every municipality shall have plenary power and authority, by ordinance, to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color or national origin in the sale, purchase, lease or rental of housing accommodations within the corporate limits of such municipality, and to impose fines for the violation of the provisions of any such ordinance.