S. 515 (110th): Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2007

Feb 07, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 3073 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 18, 2007

Charles “Chuck” Grassley
Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated
Feb 07, 2007
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3073 (Related)
Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2007

H.R. 899 (Related)
Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 07, 2007


This bill was introduced on February 7, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 07, 2007
Referred to Committee Feb 07, 2007
Full Title

A bill to provide a mechanism for the determination on the merits of the claims of claimants who met the class criteria in a civil action relating to racial discrimination by the Department of Agriculture but who were denied that determination.


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5 cosponsors (5D) (show)

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Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2007 - Declares that any Pigford claimant (relating to a racial discrimination action against the Department of Agriculture) who has not obtained a determination on the merits of a Pigford claim before enactment of this Act may, in a civil action, obtain that determination.
Asserts that it is Congress' intent that this Act be liberally construed so as to effectuate its remedial purpose of giving a full determination on the merits for each denied Pigford claim.
Defines: (1) "Pigford claimant" as an individual who submitted, before enactment of this Act, a late-filing request under the consent decree in the case of Pigford v. Glickman (1999); and (2) "Pigford claim" as a discrimination complaint as defined and documented by such consent decree.

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