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

About the bill

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 >
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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3112” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Apr 7, 1981
Reported by Committee
Jul 31, 1981
Passed House
Oct 5, 1981
Passed Senate with Changes
Jun 18, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 29, 1982


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