Summary: S.2187 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/02/1996)

Civil Rights Commission Reauthorization Act of 1996 - Amends the Civil Rights Commission Act of 1983 to require approval of a majority of the Commission before the Commission may submit a report or issue a subpoena. Prescribes a procedure for the withholding of the issuance of a subpoena.

Allows the Commission, by majority vote, to remove the staff director from office.

Provides for the application of the Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act of 1974, and the Government in the Sunshine Act with regard to the Commission.

Authorizes appropriations.

Extends the Commission's termination date through FY 1997.