S. 188 - A Bill to Revise the Short Title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization a

Elections. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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This bill would revise the title of the Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 (VRARA) to include the names of civil rights leaders Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, William C. Velasquez, and Dr. Hector P. Garcia' (by CRS) 
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The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on February 15, 2007.

A Bill to Revise the Short Title of the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization a

S. 188 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
This bill would revise the title of the Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006 (VRARA) to include the names of civil rights leaders Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, William C. Velasquez, and Dr. Hector P. Garcia' (by CRS)
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Title
A bill 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.
Other Titles
    Sponsor
    Ken Salazar
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Elections
    • Agricultural labor
    • Agriculture
    • Civil rights
    • Civil rights workers
    • Commemorations
    • Labor
    • Legislation
    • Names
    • Voting rights
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    Major Actions
    Introduced1/04/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Passed Senate2/15/2007
    Passed House6/17/2008
    Signed by President7/01/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 267 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.2/15/2007PASSED by voice vote
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.2/15/2007PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.6/17/2008PASSED by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced1/04/2007
    1/04/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S185-186)
    1/04/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/08/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
    2/08/2007Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with amendments. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar2/08/2007Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 23.
    2/15/2007Amendment SA 267 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Salazar.
    select this voteVote2/15/2007Amendment SA 267 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage2/15/2007Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.
    2/15/2007Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    2/16/2007Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    2/16/2007Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
    2/17/2007Received in the House.
    Presented to President6/17/2008Cleared for White House.
    6/17/2008Ms. Jackson-Lee moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    6/17/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
    6/17/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with twenty minutes of debate on S. 188.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage6/17/2008On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
    Presented to President6/24/2008Presented to President.
    Signed7/01/2008Signed by President.
    Enacted7/01/2008Became Public Law No: 110-258.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 267Salazar, Ken [D-CO]February 15, 2007Passed by voice vote on February 14, 2007.

    To add the name of Dr. Hector P. Garcia to a short title.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from Minority/Ethnic Groups, which…

    supported this bill

    Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793
    $1,208,793

    1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    A Bill 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.: Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.

    1 organization supported this bill

    William C. Velasquez Institute
    (n.d.). SOUTHWEST VOTER REGISTATION EDUCATION PROJECT (SVREP) AND WILLIAM C. VELASQUEZ INSTITUTE (WCVI) APPLAUD SENATE FOR HONORING WILLIAM C. VELASQUEZ. Retrieved n.d., from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Minority/Ethnic Groups interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$19,490$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,600$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$2,000$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$24,200$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$3,000$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$27,300$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$32,500$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$26,272$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$23,550$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$27,600$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$67,100$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$139,895$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$16,519$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$12,200$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$2,100$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$12,930$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$2,000$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$12,350$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$500$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$11,800$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,750$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,600$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,000$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$20,930$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$7,500$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,000$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$26,001$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$14,248$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$11,100$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$12,300$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$36,135$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$3,400$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$13,550$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,300$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$6,750$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$20,771$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$32,700$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$4,250$0Yes
    Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$23,800$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$11,500$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$500$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$13,220$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$27,450$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,970$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$16,500$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,350$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$17,450$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$75,375$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$7,000$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$22,100$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$21,750$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$23,000$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$3,000$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$13,100$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$54,700$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$26,800$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$7,700$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    Craig ThomasRWY$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$7,127$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$250$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$10,460$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$500$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$19,490$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$5,600$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$2,000$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$24,200$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$3,000$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$27,300$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$3,000$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$32,500$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$26,272$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$5,000$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$0$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$23,550$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$27,600$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$67,100$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$139,895$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$16,519$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$0$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$12,200$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$2,100$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$12,930$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$0$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$2,000$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$12,350$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$500$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$11,800$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$4,750$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$14,600$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$14,000$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$20,930$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$7,500$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$2,000$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$26,001$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$14,248$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$11,100$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$12,300$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$36,135$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$3,400$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$13,550$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$3,300$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$6,750$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$20,771$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$32,700$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$4,250$0Yes
    Chester Trent LottRMS$1,000$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$23,800$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$11,500$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$500$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$13,220$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$27,450$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$76,970$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$16,500$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$16,350$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$17,450$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,000$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$75,375$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$7,000$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$22,100$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,000$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$21,750$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$23,000$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$3,000$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$13,100$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$54,700$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$26,800$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$7,700$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$0$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
    Craig ThomasRWY$0$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$7,127$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$250$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$10,460$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,000$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$500$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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