94th Congress > Senate > Vote 1288

Date: 1976-09-29

Result: 58-16

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Regulation Special Interest

Bill number: S2278

Description: TO PASS S. 2278.

Bill summary: (Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #677 (57-15)) Civil Rights Attorney's Fees Awards Act - Authorizes the awarding of attorney's fees to the prevailing party (other than the United States) in civil actions to enforce civil rights laws or a provision of the United States Internal Revenue Code.

Bill titles: An Act The Civil Rights Attorney's Fees Awards Act of 1976.; A bill entitled "The Civil Rights Attorneys' Fees Awards Act of 1975."

Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 122, p. 149A;

Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov

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