ERIC Number: ED356656
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Voting Rights Act: Bilingual Education, Expert Witness Fees, and Presley. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Civil and Constitutional Rights of the Committee to the Judiciary. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (April 1, 2, and 8, 1992).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
Testimony concerning amendments to the Voting Rights Act of 1965 addresses, specifically, the provisions for language assistance for Alaskan native, Asian-American, Hispanic, and Native American citizens in order that they be able to exercise effectively their right to vote. The proposed legislation would extend coverage of Section 203 of the amendments for an additional 15 years. Testimony includes the transcribed and written statements, and supporting documentation, of: legislators (Solomon P. Ortiz, Jose E. Serrano, Patsy T. Mink, Bill Emerson, Henry J. Hyde) and scholars, attorneys, and representatives of voting rights, language, and educational organizations (John A. Garcia, Jeannette Wolfley, Kevin J. Lanigan, P. George Tryfiates, Faith Roessel, Margaret Fung, Josephine J. Wang, Philip Riggin, Andrew Hernandez, Yvonne Y. Lee, Luis C. Caban, Vanessa Dixon, Eugene W. Hickok, Jr., John R. Dunne, M. Faith Burton, Frank R. Parker, Abigail Thernstrom, Theodore M. Shaw, Joaquin G. Avila, and Timothy G. O'Rourke). Supporting materials submitted for the hearings are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Asian Americans, Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Hearings, Hispanic Americans, Language Role, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Voting Rights
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Voting Rights Act 1965