H.R. 390 (110th): Preservation of Records of Servitude, Emancipation, and Post-Civil War Reconstruction Act


Jan 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 22, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Tom Lantos

Representative for California's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008
Length: 4 pages

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.

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Jan 10, 2007

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Jan 22, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 23, 2008
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

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