H.R.439 - Servitude and Emancipation Archival Research ClearingHouse Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
Summary: H.R.439 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)
Introduced in House (01/12/2007)
Servitude and Emancipation Archival Research ClearingHouse Act or the SEARCH Act - Directs the Archivist of the United States to establish, as part of the National Archives, a national database consisting of historic records of servitude and emancipation in the United States to assist African Americans in researching their genealogy. Requires the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to maintain the database.