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 Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2019
Length: 7 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Reps. Bacon, Cisneros, Moulton & Taylor Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Criminalize Lynching”
— Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA6] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 27, 2019
“Bacon votes yes on bill to make lynching a federal crime”
— Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE2] (Sponsor) on Feb 26, 2020
Feb 14, 2019
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 488 (116th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 3536 (116th).
Jun 27, 2019
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H.R. 3536 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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