Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act
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The bill provided for the investigation of certain unsolved civil rights crimes. The bill became a law on October 7, 2008.
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- Name of bill: Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act
- Chamber: U.S. House of Representatives
- Roll call number: 512
- Congress number: 110th
- Session number: 1
- Vote link: U.S. House of Representatives record vote 512, 110th Congress, Session 1
Org. position: Aye
"Final passage of a bill to put additional federal resources into solving many of the heinous murders that occurred in the early days of the civil rights struggle that remain unsolved and bringing those who perpetrated the crimes to justice."
(Original scorecard available at: http://www.naacp.org/programs/bureau-dc/report_card/index.htm)