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  408.550.  Discrimination prohibited — damages recoverable. — 1.  No person, upon proper application, shall be denied credit under the provisions of sections 408.015 to 408.562 on the basis of sex, marital status, age, race or religion.  Any action which complies with the provisions of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Public Law 93-495 (15 U.S.C.  1691 et seq.), and rules and regulations promulgated thereto shall be deemed to be in compliance with this section.  Any borrower discriminated against on any of these prohibited bases may recover five hundred dollars or actual damages, whichever is greater, court costs and attorney's fees.

  2.  No person shall be denied credit under the provisions of sections 408.015 to 408.562 because of any exercise of his rights under law.


(L. 1979 S.B. 305)

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