H.R.899: Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2007

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Bill Cosponsors

2 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

Pigford Claims Remedy Act of 2007 - Declares that any Pigford claimant (relating to a racial discrimination action against the Department of Agriculture) who has not previously obtained a determination on the merits of a Pigford claim may, in a civil action, obtain that determination. Asserts that it is Congress' intent that this Act be liberally construed so as to effectuate its remedial purpose of giving a full determination on the merits...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.899.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 7, 2007

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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