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.[1]


House Action

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Scored vote

Scorecard: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2007 House Scorecard

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)

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See also


  1. Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act on [1].

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