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.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 7, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 29, 1982

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

Law:

Pub.L. 97-205

Sponsor:

Peter Rodino Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 1982

History

Apr 7, 1981
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 31, 1981
 
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 5, 1981
 
Passed House

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

Jun 18, 1982
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Jun 29, 1982
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Jun 29, 1982
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

H.R. 3112 (97th) 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 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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