US HB55 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 145-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-04 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Emmett Till Antilynching Act

Sponsors

Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Jake Auchincloss [D-MA]
Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Jamaal Bowman [D-NY]Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]
Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]
Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]
Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]
Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA]
Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]
Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Mondaire Jones [D-NY]
Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]
Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]
Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]
Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Marie Newman [D-IL]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]
Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. David Price [D-NC]
Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Kurt Schrader [D-OR]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]
Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]
Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Ritchie Torres [D-NY]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]
Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Nikema Williams [D-GA]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]
Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]Rep. Deborah Ross [D-NC]
Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Kathy Manning [D-NC]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]
Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]
Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]
Rep. Kaialii Kahele [D-HI]Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]
Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Michael San Nicolas [D-GU]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]
Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]
Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. Frank Mrvan [D-IN]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux [D-GA]
Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

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