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


Feb 25, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 26, 1992

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


Pub.L. 102-344


José Serrano

Representative for New York's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 26, 1992

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >


Feb 25, 1992

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 4, 1992
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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 24, 1992
Passed House

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

Aug 7, 1992
Passed Senate

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

Aug 26, 1992
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4312”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


68 cosponsors (64D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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 7, 1992 9:46 a.m.
Bill Passed 75/20

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2236 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 18, 1992

H.Res. 522 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 23, 1992

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