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H.R. 35: Emmett Till Antilynching Act

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To amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.

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Sponsor and status

Bobby Rush

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

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Jun 12, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on June 12, 2019.

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22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Jan 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jun 12, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
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H.R. 35 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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