§1403. Abrogation of State sovereign immunity
(a) In general
A State shall not be immune under the 11th amendment to the Constitution of the United States from suit in Federal court for a violation of this chapter.
In a suit against a State for a violation of this chapter, remedies (including remedies both at law and in equity) are available for such a violation to the same extent as those remedies are available for such a violation in the suit against any public entity other than a State.
(c) Effective date
Subsections (a) and (b) apply with respect to violations that occur in whole or part after October 30, 1990.
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