S. 535 (110th): Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act

Introduced:

Feb 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Enacted as H.R. 923 (companion bill)
Sponsor:

Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2007
Length: 18 pages

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Full Title

A bill to establish an Unsolved Crimes Section in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, and an Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Investigative Office in the Civil Rights Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and for other purposes.

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History

Feb 8, 2007
 
Introduced

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Jun 14, 2007
 
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