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  • Latest Action: Oct 07, 2008 Became Public Law No: 110-344.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - The Constitution and Civil Justice

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on June 20, 2007, with a roll call of 422 ayes, 2 nays, and 8 not voting.

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    • ISS - The murders that still haunt Mississippi ... and the nation - December 13, 2008 by Facing South - Which is why it's shameful that H.R. 923, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, has been placed on hold by Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn. But then what's a little justice to someone with his record on civil rights? ...

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      As noted by Facing South on December 13, 2008, "Which is why it's shameful that H.R. 923, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, has been placed on hold by Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn. But then what's a little justice to someone with his record on civil rights? ..." (http://southernstudies.org/2007/06/murders-that-still-haunt-mississippi.html)
    • ISS - The murders that still haunt Mississippi ... and the nation - December 01, 2008 by Facing South - Which is why it's shameful that H.R. 923, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, has been placed on hold by Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn. But then what's a little justice to someone with his record on civil rights? ...

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      As noted by Facing South on December 01, 2008, "Which is why it's shameful that H.R. 923, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, has been placed on hold by Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn. But then what's a little justice to someone with his record on civil rights? ..." (http://www.southernstudies.org/2007/06/murders-that-still-haunt-mississippi.html)
    • www.kansascity.com | 10/08/2008 | Alvin Sykes’ victory is a win ... - October 14, 2008 by Kansas City Star: Columnists -
      On Tuesday, President Bush signed H.R. 923 without fanfare.

      With the stroke of the president’s pen, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act became law.

      The law adds to the g

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      As noted by Kansas City Star: Columnists on October 14, 2008, "<table> </table> On Tuesday, President Bush signed H.R. 923 without fanfare.</p><p>With the stroke of the president’s pen, the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act became law.</p><p>The law adds to the g" (http://www.kansascity.com/news/columnists/steve_penn/story/833085.html)

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    • Series Puts Cold Cases on Front Burner - October 04, 2008 by Washington Post,&nbsp;United States - Till's case remains unsolved, but two weeks ago, the Senate passed the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act (HR 923) by unanimous consent. ...

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      As noted by Washington Post,&nbsp;United States on October 04, 2008, "Till's case remains unsolved, but two weeks ago, the Senate passed the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act (HR 923) by unanimous consent. ..." (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/10/05/AR2008100502157.html)
    • Thompson supports cold case bill - June 24, 2007 by Bolivar Commercial,&nbsp;MS - HR 923, a bill that recently passed the United States House of Representatives with a vote of 422 to 2, now seeks approval from the Senate. ...

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      As noted by Bolivar Commercial,&nbsp;MS on June 24, 2007, "HR 923, a bill that recently passed the United States House of Representatives with a vote of 422 to 2, now seeks approval from the Senate. ..." (http://www.bolivarcom.com/NF/omf/bolivar/news_story.html?rkey=0027158+cr=gdn)
    • ADL Lauds House Passage Of Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act - June 21, 2007 by Anti-Defamation League (press release),&nbsp;NY - The measure, HR 923, would provide the federal government additional resources to investigate the unsolved crimes of the civil rights era. ...

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      As noted by Anti-Defamation League (press release),&nbsp;NY on June 21, 2007, "The measure, HR 923, would provide the federal government additional resources to investigate the unsolved crimes of the civil rights era. ..." (http://www.adl.org/PresRele/CvlRt_32/5082_32.htm)
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