S. 3976 (109th): Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2006


Sep 28, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Allen

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2006
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Full Title

A bill to provide a mechanism for the determination on the merits of the claims of claimants who met the class criteria in a civil action relating to racial discrimination by the Department of Agriculture but who were denied that determination.

Summary (CRS)

9/28/2006--Introduced.Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2006 - States that any Pigford claimant (relating to a racial discrimination action against the Department of Agriculture) who has not previously obtained a determination ... Read more >

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Sep 28, 2006

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3976”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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H.R. 5575 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 9, 2006

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