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Civil Rights -- 1959 Part 1 [electronic resource]: Hearings Before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights, Eighty-Sixth Congress, First Session, on Mar. 18-20, Apr. 8, 10, 14, 16, 22, May 12, 13, 1959

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights
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Online; EBook; Government Document
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Washington : U.S. G.P.O., 1959.
Language
English
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ProQuest U.S. Congressional Hearings Digital Collection
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Y 4.J 89/2:C 49/13/959/pt.1
Summary
Considers following bills, to amend Civil Rights Act. S. 435 and similar S. 960, to grant Civil Rights Commission additional time to prepare its report and recommendations on civil rights. S. 456, to authorize Justice Dept to provide legal assistance to persons who desire but cannot afford to take civil action on discrimination charges. S. 499, to establish a Community Relations Service to help calm neighborhood civil tensions, to allow the Justice Dept to subpoena documents related to voting rights violation litigation, and to intensify efforts to prohibit importation, transportation and use of certain explosives for actions relating to racial strife. S. 810, to authorize HEW to coordinate and implement local, state, and Federal efforts to desegregate public schools and to provide Federal grants to promote such efforts. S. 957, to require states to produce and maintain election and voter registration records and to provide these records to the Justice Dept at its request. S. 1084, to establish a Joint Committee on Congressional Representation to examine state election procedures and to recommend the reduction of Congressional Representatives in states that are found guilty of voting rights violations. S. 1199 and similar S. 1277, to prohibit discrimination against any member of the armed services in use of public facilities or transportation.
Considers (86) S. 435, (86) S. 456, (86) S. 499, (86) S. 810, (86) S. 957, (86) S. 958, (86) S. 959, (86) S. 960, (86) S. 1084, (86) S. 1199, (86) S. 1277, (86) S. 1848, (86) S. 1998, (86) S. 2001, (86) S. 2002, (86) S. 2003, (86) S. 2041.
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xi, 698 p. ; cm.
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  • Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection (last viewed Nov. 2009) Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
  • Access to the Congressional Hearings Digital Collection is restricted by license to users on UVA's network. This document may also be available in print or microform at either UVa's Alderman or Law Libraries.
  • CIS No. HRG-1959-SJS-0007
  • Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection. Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
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Electronic reproduction. [Bethesda, Md.] : ProQuest, 2004. digital, PDF file. ProQuest U.S. Congressional Hearings Digital Collection. Mode of access: World Wide Web via ProQuest website.
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