H.R. 1636 – Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act

 

Summary: This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to make a systematic study of the conditions affecting black men and boys.. (Cosponsors)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 06/15/20.

STATUS: Introduced 03/07/2019 by Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

“The bill would establish the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys under the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to study systematic conditions impacting black males, including “homicide rates, arrest and incarceration rates, poverty, violence, fatherhood, mentorship, drug abuse, death rates, disparate income and wealth levels, school performance in all grade levels including postsecondary levels and college, and health issues.”

Source: Roll Call

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

Link to the text of the bill.

Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

Link to bill information on GovTrack.

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