To amend title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a deprivation of civil rights, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 26, 2020
Length: 10 pages
What legislators are saying
“Engel Statement on House Passage of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act”
— Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 27, 2020
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 35 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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