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Public Law No: 110-258 (07/01/2008)

 
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Public Law 110-258
110th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To revise the short title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and 
Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act 
              of 2006. <<NOTE: July 1, 2008 -  [S. 188]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    Section 1 of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott 
King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 
(Public Law 109-246) <<NOTE: 42 USC 1971 note.>>  is amended by striking 
``and Coretta Scott King'' and inserting ``Coretta Scott King, Cesar E. 
Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, William C. Velasquez, and Dr. Hector P. 
Garcia''.

SEC. 2. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

    Paragraphs (7) and (8) of section 4(a), and section 13(a)(1), of the 
Voting Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 1973b(a), 1973k(a)(1)) are each 
amended by striking ``and Coretta Scott King'' and inserting ``Coretta 
Scott King, Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, William C. Velasquez, 
and Dr. Hector P. Garcia''.

SEC. 3. CONSTRUCTION.

    Title I of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (42 U.S.C. 1973 et seq.) is 
amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``Sec. 20. <<NOTE: 42 USC 1973q.>>   A reference in this title to 
the effective date of the amendments made by, or the date of the 
enactment of, the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King, 
Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, William C. Velasquez, and Dr. Hector 
P. Garcia Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 
shall be considered to refer to, respectively, the effective date of the 
amendments made by, or the date of the enactment

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of, the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting 
Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006.''.

    Approved July 1, 2008.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 188:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 153 (2007):
                                    Feb. 15, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.
                                                        Vol. 154 (2008):
                                    June 17, considered and passed 
                                        House.

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