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H.R. 35: Emmett Till Antilynching Act

CBO Score

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Date of Report

Mon July 8th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.

Sponsor: Rep. Bobby Rush — D — IL

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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