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Title 28Chapter IPart 51


TITLE 28—Judicial Administration

CHAPTER I—DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (CONTINUED)

PART 51—PROCEDURES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF SECTION 5 OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED

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Subpart A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§51.1
Purpose.
§51.2
Definitions.
§51.3
Delegation of authority.
§51.4
Date used to determine coverage; list of covered jurisdictions.
§51.5
Termination of coverage.
§51.6
Political subunits.
§51.7
Political parties.
§51.8
Section 3 coverage.
§51.9
Computation of time.
§51.10
Requirement of action for declaratory judgment or submission to the Attorney General.
§51.11
Right to bring suit.
§51.12
Scope of requirement.
§51.13
Examples of changes.
§51.14
Recurrent practices.
§51.15
Enabling legislation and contingent or nonuniform requirements.
§51.16
Distinction between changes in procedure and changes in substance.
§51.17
Special elections.
§51.18
Federal court-ordered changes.
§51.19
Request for notification concerning voting litigation.
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Subpart B—PROCEDURES FOR SUBMISSION TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

§51.20
Form of submissions.
§51.21
Time of submissions.
§51.22
Submitted changes that will not be reviewed.
§51.23
Party and jurisdiction responsible for making submissions.
§51.24
Delivery of submissions.
§51.25
Withdrawal of submissions.
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Subpart C—CONTENTS OF SUBMISSIONS

§51.26
General.
§51.27
Required contents.
§51.28
Supplemental contents.
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Subpart D—COMMUNICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS

§51.29
Communications concerning voting changes.
§51.30
Action on communications from individuals or groups.
§51.31
Communications concerning voting suits.
§51.32
Establishment and maintenance of registry of interested individuals and groups.
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Subpart E—PROCESSING OF SUBMISSIONS

§51.33
Notice to registrants concerning submissions.
§51.34
Expedited consideration.
§51.35
Disposition of inappropriate submissions and resubmissions.
§51.36
Release of information concerning submissions.
§51.37
Obtaining information from the submitting authority.
§51.38
Obtaining information from others.
§51.39
Supplemental information and related submissions.
§51.40
Failure to complete submissions.
§51.41
Notification of decision not to object.
§51.42
Failure of the Attorney General to respond.
§51.43
Reexamination of decision not to object.
§51.44
Notification of decision to object.
§51.45
Request for reconsideration.
§51.46
Reconsideration of objection at the instance of the Attorney General.
§51.47
Conference.
§51.48
Decision after reconsideration.
§51.49
Absence of judicial review.
§51.50
Records concerning submissions.
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Subpart F—DETERMINATIONS BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

§51.51
Purpose of the subpart.
§51.52
Basic standard.
§51.53
Information considered.
§51.54
Discriminatory purpose and effect.
§51.55
Consistency with constitutional and statutory requirements.
§51.56
Guidance from the courts.
§51.57
Relevant factors.
§51.58
Representation.
§51.59
Redistricting plans.
§51.60
Changes in electoral systems.
§51.61
Annexations.
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Subpart G—SANCTIONS

§51.62
Enforcement by the Attorney General.
§51.63
Enforcement by private parties.
§51.64
Bar to termination of coverage (bailout).
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Subpart H—PETITION TO CHANGE PROCEDURES

§51.65
Who may petition.
§51.66
Form of petition.
§51.67
Disposition of petition.
Appendix
Appendix to Part 51—Jurisdictions Covered Under Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, as Amended


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