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H.R. 2030, The 1901 Missouri African American Expulsion Commission Act of 2007
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H.R. 2030 would establish a commission to investigate the expulsion of African-American residents of the Missouri cities of Aurora, Monett, Newburg, Pierce City, Cassville, and Webb City from their homes that occurred between August 1894 and August 1901, and make recommendations regarding the feasibility and appropriateness of providing reparations to such residents.
1901 Missouri African American Expulsion Commission Act of 2007 - Establishes the 1901 Missouri African American Expulsion Commission to: (1) investigate the expulsion of any African-American resident in or around the Missouri cities of Aurora, Monett, Newburg, Pierce City, Cassville, or Webb City from his or her home or farm between August 1894 and August 1901; (2) identify any person who is a relative of such resident or whom the Commission determines sustained an identifiable loss (including a loss to the personal relations, real property, or personal property of such person) because of the expulsion, whether or not it has previously been the subject of a legal proceeding; (3) research and develop a historical record of the expulsion; and (4) make recommendations regarding the feasibility of providing reparations to the person and the appropriate method to provide it.
Status of the Legislation
Latest Major Action: 5/4/2007: Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
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