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H.R. 7329

Representative William Tuck (D-VA) proposed this bill on June 27, two months before the March. The bill’s ambiguous language about “conduct which would tend to incite a riot” would have allowed the arrest of these “outsiders” as they crossed state lines to organize demonstrations.  H.R. 7329 was referred to the House Judiciary Committee, and was never reported on.

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H.R. 7329, June 27, 1963; Committee on the Judiciary, Bill Files; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, Record Group 233.

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