S. 3393 (94th): Voting Rights Act Repealer Amendments Act

May 06, 1976 (94th Congress, 1975–1976)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Paul Fannin
Senator from Arizona
Related Bills
H.R. 11372 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 1976


This bill was introduced on May 6, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 06, 1976
Referred to Committee May 06, 1976
Full Title

A bill to amend the Voting Rights of 1956 to limit certain aspects of its coverage for other than racial groups.


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6 cosponsors (6R) (show)

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Voting Rights Act Repealer Amendments Act - Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to repeal the prohibitions against voting qualifications, prerequisites, tests, or devices which abridge the right of a citizen to vote who is a member of a language minority.
Repeals the requirement that States and other political subdivisions make available registration and voting materials, and voting assistance in languages other than English in areas where
(1) more than five percent of the citizens belong to a single language minority, and
(2) the illiteracy rate of such minority exceeds the national rate.

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