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

Introduced:
Sep 28, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
George Allen
Senator from Virginia
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 28, 2006
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5575 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 09, 2006

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Sep 28, 2006
Referred to Committee Sep 28, 2006
 
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.

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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 on the merits of a Pigford claim may, in a civil action, obtain that determination.
States that it is Congress' intent that this Act be liberally construed so as to effectuate its remedial purpose of giving a full determination on the merits for each denied Pigford claim.
Defines: (1) "Pigford claimant" as an individual who previously submitted a late-filing request under the consent decree in the case of Pigford v. Glickman (1999); and (2) "Pigford claim" as a discrimination complaint as defined and documented by such consent decree.

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