Description: TO AGREE TO H.RES. 640, PROVIDING TO AGREE TO SENATE AMENDMENTS TO H.R. 6219, A BILL AMENDING AND EXTENDING THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965.
Bill summary: Provides that immediately upon the adoption of this resolution, the bill ( H.R. 6219 ) to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to extend specified provisions for an additional 10 years and to make permanent the ban against certain prerequisites to voting, with the Senate amendments thereto, be, and the same hereby is, taken from the Speaker's table, to the end that the Senate amendments be, and the same are hereby, agreed to.
Bill titles: Resolution providing for agreeing to the Senate amendments to H.R. 6219. An Act to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to extend certain provisions for an additional 10 years, to make permanent the ban against prerequisites to voting, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 121-122, p. H7633;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov