S. 3838 (111th): A bill to appropriate funds for the final settlement of lawsuits against the Federal Government for discrimination against Black Farmers and to provide relief for discrimination in a credit program of the Department of Agriculture under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.


Sep 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Blanche Lincoln

Senator from Arkansas



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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2010
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/23/2010--Introduced.Appropriates funds to the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to carry out the Settlement Agreement (dated February 18, 2010, between plaintiffs and the Secretary to resolve claims that were raised or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 23, 2010

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3838”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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