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Crimes – Hate Crimes – Defacement

Sponsored by:

Delegate Chang


In the House - Second Reading Passed with Amendments

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from affixing, erecting, or placing a noose or swastika on any building or real property, without the express permission of the owner of the building or property, the owner's agent, or a lawful occupant, with the intent to threaten or intimidate any person or group of persons; and establishing penalties.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Chang
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0041 Session: 2008 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes
Narrow Subject(s):Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Harassment -see also- Threats
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Threats -see also- Harrassment; Violence
Statutes:Article - Criminal Law
(10-306, 10-305.1)

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March 17, 2018 12:21 P.M.