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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Voting Rights Clarification Act of 2000

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to clarify the intent of Congress.

Actions Overview (1)

07/26/2000Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

08/10/2000Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/26/2000Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/26/2000Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (56)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Clay, William (Bill) [D-MO-1]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-32]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-10]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-15]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Christensen, Donna MC [D-VI-At Large]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7]* 07/26/2000
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-4]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2]* 07/26/2000
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 10/19/2000
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8] 10/19/2000
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 10/19/2000
Rep. Bentsen, Ken [D-TX-25] 10/19/2000
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5] 10/19/2000
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-42] 10/19/2000
Rep. Sabo, Martin Olav [D-MN-5] 10/19/2000
Rep. Turner, Jim [D-TX-2] 10/19/2000
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50] 10/19/2000
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 10/19/2000
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 10/19/2000
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3] 10/19/2000
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] 10/19/2000
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 10/19/2000
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20] 10/19/2000
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 10/19/2000
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-2] 10/19/2000
Rep. McCarthy, Karen [D-MO-5] 10/19/2000
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] 10/19/2000

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary07/26/2000 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution08/10/2000 Referred to

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Subjects (3)

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (07/26/2000)

Voting Rights Clarification Act of 2000 - Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to state that the purpose of denying or abridging the voting right is not limited to the purpose or intent to retrogress but can be any purpose or intent to discriminate.