H.R.55 - Emmett Till Antilynching Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Introduced 01/04/2021)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 117-251|
|Latest Action:||03/29/2022 Became Public Law No: 117-107. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.55 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate (03/07/2022)
Emmett Till Antilynching Act
This bill makes lynching a federal hate crime offense.
Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily injury or that includes kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to kill.