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(a) Human Rights Commission. Any person who believes that he or she has been discriminated against in violation of the provisions of this Article may file with the Human Rights Commission a request to have the Commission investigate and mediate his or her complaint under the provisions of Chapter 12A of the Administrative Code of the City and County of San Francisco.
(b) Civil Action. Any aggrieved person may enforce the provisions of this Article in a civil action.
(c) Equitable Relief.
(1) Any person who commits, or proposes to commit, an act in violation of this Article may be enjoined therefrom by any court of competent jurisdiction.
(2) An action for equitable relief under this subsection may be brought by any aggrieved person, by the District Attorney, by the City Attorney, or by any other person.
(d) Bar. A complaint to the Human Rights Commission is not a prerequisite to the filing of a civil action under this Section. The pendency of a complaint before the Human Rights Commission shall not bar any civil action under this Section, but a final judgment in any civil action shall bar any further proceedings by the Human Rights Commission.
(Added by Ord. 499-85, App. 11/20/85; amended by Ord. 222-02, File No. 021462, App. 11/15/2002)