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

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Senator Simonaire


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings

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:Senators Simonaire, Norman, Bates, Salling, Waugh, Eckardt, and Ready
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0025
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  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 1:08 P.M.