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


Mar 22, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 30, 1983

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


Pub.L. 98-183


William “Don” Edwards

Representative for California's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 30, 1983

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #360 (78-3)) United States Commission on Civil Rights Act of 1983 - Establishes a Commission on Civil Rights (Commission). Provides that the Commission be ... Read more >


Mar 22, 1983

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May 12, 1983
Reported by Committee

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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.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2230”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.Res. 273 (rule)

Last Action: Jul 20, 1983

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