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Legislation


2009 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 562

File Code: Civil Actions and Procedures Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 731
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kramer, Manno, Ramirez, Simmons, and Valderrama
Entitled:
Hate Crimes - Civil Remedy

Synopsis:

Providing that a person who is aggrieved by a violation of specified hate crime laws may bring a civil action against a specified person; authorizing the court to impose an injunction and award specified damages; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
2/6
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Damages
Discrimination
Harassment
Vandalism
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 10-309 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered