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Civil Rights Act of 1964

An act passed by the United States Senate and Congress to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodation, to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize Attorney General to institute suits to protect constitutional rights in public facilities and public education, to extend the Commission on Civil Rights, to prevent discrimination in federally assisted programs, to establish a Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity, and for other purposes.

Civil Rights Act of 1964

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Civil Rights Act of 1964. Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress

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