H.R.2998: COINTELPRO Full Disclosure Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 4, 2021
  • Latest Major Action May 5, 2021

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Bill Summary

COINTELPRO Full Disclosure Act This bill requires the U.S. government to release and publicly disclose, within six months, all records related to the COINTELPRO operation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) unless disclosure would cause harm. COINTELPRO was a series of covert and illegal projects aimed at surveilling, infiltrating, discrediting, and disrupting domestic political organizations, including the Black Panther Party. The...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 5, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
May 4, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
May 4, 2021

Introduced in the House by Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.)

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