What are the penalties?

If discrimination is found to have occurred, then the respondent can be assessed a civil penalty in the amount of up to $2,000 for each violation. The prevailing party is free to pursue their reasonable and necessary costs and fees accrued during the case.

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1. What is the intent of the NDO?
2. What does the NDO protect?
3. What does sexual orientation and gender identity mean?
4. Who must comply with the NDO?
5. What are examples of public accommodations?
6. How does the NDO affect restrooms and changing facilities?
7. What does the NDO allow me to do if I believe I have been discriminated against?
8. Are any boards or commissions involved?
9. Will there be a filing fee for a complaint with the City?
10. What are the penalties?
11. Is discrimination a crime?
12. Can a complaint be filed against a person who makes an offensive comment or gesture toward someone because of any characteristic of the individual?
13. When will the NDO be effective?