House Bill 55
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Emmett Till Antilynching Act
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-107 on Mar 29, 2022
Overview
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Introduced
Jan 4, 2021
Latest Action
Mar 29, 2022
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Bill
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Bill Number
55
Congress
117
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
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House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (1)
Passed
March 1, 2022
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Emmett Till Antilynching Act

This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.

Text (5)
March 1, 2022
February 28, 2022
February 25, 2022
January 4, 2021
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 5, 2021 8:12:12 AM
Record Updated
May 17, 2022 2:26:19 AM