To provide for the investigation of certain unsolved civil rights crimes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
John R. Lewis
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2008
Length: 4 pages
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.
83 Cosponsors (80 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
This bill incorporates provisions from:
S. 3348: Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2008
Introduced on Jul 28, 2008. 89% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 3430: Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2008
Introduced on Aug 1, 2008. 86% incorporated. (compare text)
S. 3297: Advancing America’s Priorities Act
Failed Cloture on Jul 28, 2008. 2% incorporated. (compare text)
Feb 8, 2007
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 13, 2007
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 20, 2007
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Jul 28, 2008
Source Bill — Failed Cloture in the Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3297 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 923 (110th).
Sep 24, 2008
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 7, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 923 (110th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 923. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007, Pub. L. No. 110-344, H.R. 923, 110th Cong. (2008).
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