Republican Policy Committee Statement on Voting Rights Bills

Item

Title

Republican Policy Committee Statement on Voting Rights Bills

Creator

House Republican Policy Committee (U.S.)

Date

1965-05-18

Description

House Republicans proposed a substitute bill, H.R. 7896. Known as the Ford-McCulloch bill, it removed the automatic triggers. On July 9, 1965, the House rejected the substitute bill by a vote of 166 to 215.

Rights

No copyright - United States

Source

Governor Arch A. Moore Jr. papers, West Virginia & Regional History Center

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