S. 3430 (110th): Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2008


Aug 1, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Coburn

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Sep 8, 2008
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the investigation of certain unsolved civil rights crimes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/1/2008--Introduced.Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2008 - Directs the Attorney General to designate a Deputy Chief in the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division of the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 1, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 8, 2008
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3430”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.



There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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

S. 3348 (Related)
Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2008

H.R. 923 (Related)
Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 7, 2008

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