Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. The third paragraph of section 9 of chapter 151B of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1984 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the last sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentence:- No action under this section shall be filed later than three years after the alleged unlawful practice occurred.
SECTION 2. Chapter 260 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 5A the following section:-
Section 5B. Actions arising on account of violations of any law intended for the protection of civil rights, including but not limited to actions alleging employment, housing and other discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, ancestry or handicap shall be commenced only within three years next after the cause of action accrues.