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H.R. 1055 (115th): Commission to Study Family Reconstruction Proposals for African-Americans Unjustly Impacted by the “War on Drugs” Act of 2017

To acknowledge the fundamental injustice and the subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against those African-Americans impacted by the "War on Drugs" and the subsequent disparate and discriminatory mass incarceration, to determine the role that private corporations played in the prison industrial complex, to determine the impact of these forces on their families, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bobby Rush

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

Feb 14, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Feb 14, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 1055 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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