H.R. 5067 (114th): Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016

The Civil Rights era of the 1950s and 1960s was a violent period, with numerous racially-motivated murders and hate crimes particularly in the South. Decades after they occurred, a number of these crimes had still gone unsolved. A 2008 bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act — H.R. 923 (110th) and S. 535 (110th) — established unsolved ... Continue reading »

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 26, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Referred to Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on April 26, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Sponsor:

John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2016
Length: 7 pages

See Instead:

S. 2854 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 16, 2016

History

Apr 26, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.R. 5067 (114th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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