H.R. 1142 (100th): A bill to terminate the effect of provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that require bilingual ballots and election materials and to permit the States to determine whether such ballots and materials are necessary.
Feb 19, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 19, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 40th congressional district
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- 2/19/1987--Introduced.Makes provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that require that ballots and other election materials be available in a language other than English inapplicable to elections taking place ...
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Last Action: Feb 6, 1985
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