US HB40 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 121-1)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-06-19 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. Among other requirements, the commission shall identify (1) the role of federal and state governments in supporting the institution of slavery, (2) forms of discrimination in the public and private sectors against freed slaves and their descendants, and (3) lingering negative effects of slavery on living African-Americans and society.

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Title

Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

Sponsors

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]
Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]
Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]
Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. James Clyburn [D-SC]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]
Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]
Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA]
Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]
Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]
Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]
Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. David Price [D-NC]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]
Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]
Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]
Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]
Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA]
Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]
Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]
Rep. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-06-19HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
2019-01-03HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-01-03HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB1083 (Related) 2019-04-09 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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