H.R. 4312 (102nd): Voting Rights Language Assistance Act of 1992

Introduced:
Feb 25, 1992 (102nd Congress, 1991–1992)
Status:
Signed by the President on Aug 26, 1992
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 102-344.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 26, 1992.

Introduced
Feb 25, 1992
Reported by Committee
Jun 04, 1992
Passed House
Jul 24, 1992
Passed Senate
Aug 07, 1992
Signed by the President
Aug 26, 1992
 
Sponsor
José Serrano
Representative for New York's 18th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Aug 26, 1992
Length
Related Bills
S. 2236 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 1992

H.Res. 522 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 23, 1992

 
Full Title

To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to bilingual election requirements.

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Votes
Jul 24, 1992 11:35 a.m.
Failed 142/233
Jul 24, 1992 12:19 p.m.
Failed 184/186
Jul 24, 1992 1:08 p.m.
Failed 141/230
Jul 24, 1992 1:53 p.m.
Failed 115/253
Jul 24, 1992 2:31 p.m.
Passed 237/125
Aug 07, 1992 9:46 a.m.
Bill Passed 75/20

Cosponsors
68 cosponsors (64D, 4R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

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7/24/1992--Passed House amended.
Voting Rights Language Assistance Act of 1992 - Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to extend the termination date on the prohibition of covered States and political subdivisions providing voting materials only in English. Modifies criteria for determining whether a State or subdivision is covered.

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