H.R. 923 (110th): Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007


Feb 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-344


John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 25, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the investigation of certain unsolved civil rights crimes, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 535 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2007

S. 3430 (Related)
Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 8, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 923” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Feb 8, 2007
Reported by Committee
Jun 13, 2007
Passed House
Jun 20, 2007
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Passed Senate
Sep 24, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 7, 2008


83 cosponsors (80D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 20, 2007 12:17 p.m.
Passed 422/2

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