S. 1745 (102nd): Civil Rights Act of 1991

The Civil Rights Act of 1991 is a United States labor law, passed in response to United States Supreme Court decisions that limited the rights of employees who had sued their employers for discrimination. The Act represented the first effort since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to modify some of the basic procedural and substantive rights ...


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Sep 24, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 21, 1991

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 21, 1991.


Pub.L. 102-166


John Danforth

Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: Nov 21, 1991


Sep 24, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 24, 1991
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.

Oct 30, 1991
Passed Senate

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

Nov 7, 1991
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.

Nov 21, 1991
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1745 (102nd) 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 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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