HR 3745 IH

101st CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3745

To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 20, 1989

Mr. CONYERS introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS AND PURPOSES.

SEC. 3. ESTABLISHMENT AND DUTIES.

SEC. 4. MEMBERSHIP.

SEC. 5. POWERS OF THE COMMISSION.

SEC. 6. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS.

SEC. 7. TERMINATION.

SEC. 8. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

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