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  • Introduced
    Jan 04, 2021
  • Passed House
    Mar 01, 2022
  • Passed Senate
    Mar 07, 2022
  • Signed into Law
    Mar 29, 2022
HR 55
United States House Bill
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Emmett Till Antilynching Act
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executive • Mar 29, 2022: Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
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Sharon Hart wrote 2 months ago

Our failure to pass an anti-lynching law in this country with its horrific history of such vigilantism is an embarrassment. We should have passed this years ago. Get it done!
Carmen Prince wrote 5 months ago

Emmett Till Antilynching Act I see it as a waste of time and money because nowadays in the 21st Century NOBODY has been lynched. It would help to understand the bill by providing the correct history behind the lynchings by "whites" in the South of our country. Why isn't it mentioned that the KKK was formed by White Democrat owners of plantations who owned black peons in their cotton fields? The KKK burned the houses of black owners to scare them. This is very important but it is being hidden. The sad part is that Omar, Rush and Eshoo have not taken the time to read American History. They only pander to people of color who are mostly part of the Democrat plantation and by doing that they are lying to those voters. So, my suggestion is to ADD THAT THE WHITE OWNERS of Plantations in the South were white Democrats. This is the real truth! Carmie

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  • Mar 29, 2022 | executive
    • Signed by President.
    • Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
  • Mar 28, 2022 | House
    • Presented to President.
  • Mar 08, 2022 | Senate
    • Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • Mar 07, 2022 | Senate
    • Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1012-1013)
  • Mar 01, 2022 | Senate
    • Received in the Senate, read twice.
  • Mar 01, 2022 | House
    • Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1172)
    • On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 422 - 3 (Roll no. 47). (text: CR H1166)
    • Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • Feb 28, 2022 | House
    • Mr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
    • Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1166-1169)
    • DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 55.
    • At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
  • Feb 25, 2022 | House
    • Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-251.
    • Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 181.
  • Dec 08, 2021 | House
    • Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
    • Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    • Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
  • Mar 01, 2021 | House
    • Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
  • Jan 04, 2021 | House
    • Introduced in House
    • Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.