About the bill
- Full Title
To require the establishment of a national database in the National Archives to preserve records of servitude, emancipation, and post-Civil War reconstruction and to provide grants to State and local entities to establish similar local databases.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 390”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
30 cosponsors (28D, 2R)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 390 — 110th Congress: Preservation of Records of Servitude, Emancipation, and Post-Civil War Reconstruction Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr390
“H.R. 390 — 110th Congress: Preservation of Records of Servitude, Emancipation, and Post-Civil War Reconstruction Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr390>
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