H.R. 2230 (98th): United States Commission on Civil Rights Act of 1983

A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1957 to extend the life of the Civil Rights Commission and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 22, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 30, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 30, 1983.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-183

Sponsor:

William “Don” Edwards

Representative for California's 10th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 30, 1983

History

Mar 22, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 1983
 
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.

Aug 4, 1983
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 14, 1983
 
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.

Nov 16, 1983
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 30, 1983
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2230 (98th) 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 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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