US SB1083 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-1)
Status: Introduced on April 9 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-09 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

H.B. 40 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 examine (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

H.B. 40 Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-09SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Same As/Similar To

HB40 (Related) 2019-06-19 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.

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