S.3191 - Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collection Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL] (Introduced 07/10/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 115-424|
|Latest Action:||01/08/2019 Became Public Law No: 115-426. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Became Law
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
- Passed Senate
- Passed House
- To President
- Became Law
Summary: S.3191 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/10/2018)
Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collection Act of 2018
This bill requires the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) to: (1) commence establishing a collection of civil rights cold case records, (2) commence preparing and publishing the subject guidebook and index to the collection, and (3) establish criteria for transmitting copies of civil rights cold case records to NARA, to include required metadata.
All civil rights cold case records transmitted to NARA for disclosure to the public shall be included in the collection, available to the public for inspection and copying by 60 days after the record's transmission to NARA, and prioritized for digitization by NARA.
The Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board is established as an independent agency of impartial private citizens. The records of the review board shall not be destroyed, with an exception.