Summary: H.R.35 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House (02/26/2020)

Emmett Till Antilynching Act

This bill establishes a new criminal civil rights violation for lynching.

Specifically, a person who conspires to commit certain civil rights offenses (e.g., a hate crime act) is subject to criminal penalties.