H.RES.561: Marking the 60th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of Education.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
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Sponsor Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 61 (33 Democrats, 28 Republicans)
Introduced April 30, 2014
Latest Major Action July 21, 2014
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Bill Summary

Marks the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, which signaled the end of state-sanctioned segregation of schools in the United States, so that it is unlawful to deny access to public facilities on the basis of race.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 21, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
April 30, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.