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

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

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.

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History

Mar 22, 1983
 
Introduced

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May 12, 1983
 
Reported by Committee

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Aug 4, 1983
 
Passed House

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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

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Nov 30, 1983
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

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Committee Assignments

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Related Bills

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H.Res. 273 (rule)

Introduced
Last Action: Jul 20, 1983

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