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S. 2104 (101st): Civil Rights Act of 1990

A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to restore and strengthen civil rights laws that ban discrimination in employment, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 7, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990
Status

Vetoed & Override Failed in Senate on Oct 24, 1990

This bill was vetoed. The Senate attempted to override the veto on October 24, 1990 but failed.

Sponsor

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator for Massachusetts

Democrat

Source

History

Feb 7, 1990
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 4, 1990
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 18, 1990
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Aug 3, 1990
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Oct 17, 1990
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 22, 1990
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Oct 24, 1990
 
Senate Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

S. 2104 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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