H.R. 3112 (97th): An act to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to extend the effect of certain provisions, and for other purposes.


Apr 7, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 29, 1982

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 29, 1982.


Pub.L. 97-205


Peter Rodino Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 1982

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Summary (CRS)

6/18/1982--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #190 (85-8) (Inserted text of S. 1992, as amended)) Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to extend from August 6, 1982, ... Read more >


Apr 7, 1981

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Jul 31, 1981
Reported by Committee

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Oct 5, 1981
Passed House

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Jun 18, 1982
Passed Senate with Changes

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Jun 29, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

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Jun 29, 1982
Text Published

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3112”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


80 cosponsors (72D, 6R, 1I, 1N) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 1992 (Related)
Voting Rights Act Amendments of 1982

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 4, 1982

H.Res. 222 (rule)

Last Action: Sep 17, 1981

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