H.Res.826 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the hanging of nooses is a horrible act when used for the purpose of intimidation and which under certain circumstances can be a criminal act that should be thoroughly investigated by Federal law enforcement authorities and that any criminal violations should be vigorously prosecuted.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] (Introduced 11/14/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/05/2007 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.826 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (12/05/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the hanging of nooses for the purpose of intimidation is a horrible, and under certain circumstances, criminal act.
Calls for federal investigation of such conduct and vigorous prosecution of any criminal violations.