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S. 188 (110th): A bill to revise the short title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006.

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 8, 2007 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 23

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 188

To revise the short title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 4, 2007

Mr. SALAZAR (for himself, Mr. LEAHY, Mr. REID, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mrs. BOXER, and Mrs. FEINSTEIN) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

February 8, 2007

Reported by Mr. LEAHY, with amendments

[Omit the part struck through and insert the part printed in italic]


A BILL

To revise the short title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    Section 1 of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-246) is amended by striking `and Coretta Scott King' and inserting `Coretta Scott King, [Struck out->] and Cesar E. Chavez [<-Struck out] Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, and William C. Velasquez'.

SEC. 2. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

    Paragraphs (7) and (8) of section 4(a), and section 13(a)(1), of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 1973b(a), 1973k(a)(1)) are each amended by striking `and Coretta Scott King' and inserting `Coretta Scott King, [Struck out->] and Cesar E. Chavez [<-Struck out] Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, and William C. Velasquez'.

SEC. 3. CONSTRUCTION.

    Title I of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 1973 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

    `Sec. 20. A reference in this title to the effective date of the amendments made by, or the date of the enactment of, the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, [Struck out->] and Cesar E. Chavez [<-Struck out] Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, and William C. Velasquez Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 shall be considered to refer to, respectively, the effective date of the amendments made by, or the date of the enactment of, the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006.'.

Calendar No. 23

110th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 188

A BILL

To revise the short title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006.


February 8, 2007

Reported with amendments