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41-1491.03 - Religious organization and private club exemption
41-1491.03. Religious organization and private club exemption
A. This article does not prohibit a religious organization, association or society or a nonprofit institution or organization operated, supervised or controlled by or in conjunction with a religious organization, association or society from:
1. Limiting the sale, rental or occupancy of dwellings that it owns or operates for other than a commercial purpose to persons of the same religion.
2. Giving preference to persons of the same religion, unless membership in the religion is restricted because of race, color or national origin.
B. This article does not prohibit a private club that is not open to the public and that, as an incident to its primary purpose, provides lodging that it owns or operates for other than a commercial purpose from limiting the rental or occupancy of that lodging to its members or from giving preference to its members.