Summary: H.R.4147 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/02/2004)

Servitude and Emancipation Archival Research ClearingHouse Act of 2004 or the SEARCH Act of 2004 - Directs the Archivist of the United States to establish, as part of the National Archives, a national database consisting of historic records of servitude and emancipation in the United States to assist African Americans in researching their genealogy. Requires the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to maintain the database.