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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 ... Read more >
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Last Action: Feb 6, 1985
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1142 — 100th Congress: A bill to terminate the effect of provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1142
“H.R. 1142 — 100th Congress: A bill to terminate the effect of provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 ....” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. May 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1142>
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