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Titles (5)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Emmett Till Antilynching Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

Emmett Till Antilynching Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Emmett Till Antilynching Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

To amend title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a deprivation of civil rights, and for other purposes.

Official Title as Introduced

To amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.

Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
02/26/2020Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 4 (Roll no. 71).
10/31/2019Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-267.
01/03/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (16)

Date Chamber All Actions
02/27/2020SenateReceived in the Senate.
02/26/2020-2:34pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
02/26/2020-2:34pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/26/2020-2:34pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 410 - 4 (Roll no. 71). (text: CR H1197-1198)
02/26/2020-1:57pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1211-1212)
02/26/2020-12:55pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
02/26/2020-12:15pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 35.
02/26/2020-12:15pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1197-1203)
02/26/2020-12:15pmHouseMr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
10/31/2019HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 212.
10/31/2019HouseReported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 116-267.
06/12/2019HouseOrdered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
06/12/2019HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/03/2019HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/03/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
01/03/2019HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (148)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 01/08/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 01/08/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 01/08/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 01/08/2019
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3] 01/08/2019
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 01/08/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 01/08/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 01/08/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 01/08/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 01/08/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 01/08/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 01/08/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 01/08/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 01/08/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 01/08/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 01/08/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 01/08/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 01/08/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 01/08/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 01/08/2019
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] 01/08/2019
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 01/08/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 01/08/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 01/08/2019
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 01/08/2019
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 01/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 01/08/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] 01/08/2019
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 01/08/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 01/08/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 01/08/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 01/08/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 01/08/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 01/08/2019
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 01/08/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 01/08/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 01/08/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 01/08/2019
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 01/08/2019
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 01/08/2019
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 01/08/2019
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 01/11/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 01/11/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 01/11/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 01/11/2019
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 01/11/2019
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 01/11/2019
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 01/11/2019
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 01/11/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 01/11/2019
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 01/11/2019
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 01/11/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 01/11/2019
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 01/11/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 01/11/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 01/11/2019
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 01/11/2019
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 01/11/2019
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 01/11/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 01/11/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 01/11/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 01/11/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 01/11/2019
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 01/11/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 01/11/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 01/11/2019
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6] 01/11/2019
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] 01/11/2019
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 01/11/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 01/11/2019
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 01/11/2019
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 01/11/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 01/11/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27] 01/11/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] 01/16/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 01/16/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 01/16/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 01/16/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] 01/16/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48] 01/16/2019
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 01/16/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 01/16/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26] 01/24/2019
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 01/24/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 01/24/2019
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 01/24/2019
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] 02/07/2019
Rep. Cisneros, Gilbert Ray, Jr. [D-CA-39] 02/07/2019
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30] 02/07/2019
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 02/14/2019
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 02/14/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] 02/27/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 02/27/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 03/11/2019
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11] 03/11/2019
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 03/11/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 03/11/2019
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 03/11/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] 03/18/2019
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 03/25/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 03/27/2019
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] 04/03/2019
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 04/04/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] 04/10/2019
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4] 04/15/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 04/15/2019
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] 04/25/2019
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 04/25/2019
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] 04/29/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5] 04/30/2019
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2] 05/01/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 06/11/2019
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 06/11/2019
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] 06/20/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 06/20/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 06/27/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 07/09/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 07/12/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 07/12/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 07/18/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 07/22/2019
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] 07/22/2019
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 08/09/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 08/09/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 08/16/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 09/11/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 10/29/2019
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 10/30/2019
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] 10/30/2019
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 10/30/2019
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 10/31/2019

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/03/2019 Referred to
06/12/2019 Markup by
10/31/2019 Reported by H. Rept. 116-267
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security01/03/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (3)

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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.