Titles: H.R.40 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequently de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African-Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.