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Criminal Law - Hate Crimes - Law Enforcement Officers (Blue Lives Matter Act of 2017)

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Delegate Simonaire


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Including law enforcement officers within the scope of specified prohibitions against committing crimes against specified persons, damaging property of specified persons, and burning objects and damaging specified buildings in circumstances exhibiting animosity against persons or groups due to race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, national origin, or status as homeless.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Simonaire, Kipke, Ciliberti, McMillan, Afzali, Shoemaker, Buckel, McKay, Carozza, Glass, and Parrott
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0042
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Indigent Persons
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(10-301, 10-304, 10-305)

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November 28, 2017 12:57 P.M.