H.R. 6191 (97th): A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1957 to authorize appropriations for the United States Commission on Civil Rights for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983.


Apr 28, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Don” Edwards

Representative for California's 10th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)
4/28/1982--Introduced.Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1957 to extend the authorization of appropriations for the Civil Rights Commission for FY 1983 in the amount of $13,000,000 (currently, $12,600,000). Read more >
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H.Res. 550 (rule)

Last Action: Aug 5, 1982

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Apr 28, 1982
Reported by Committee
May 11, 1982


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