HR 224

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 224

To enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 7, 2011

Ms. JACKSON LEE of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. DEFINITION OF HATE CRIME.

SEC. 4. PROHIBITION OF CERTAIN ACTS OF VIOLENCE.

SEC. 5. DUTIES OF FEDERAL SENTENCING COMMISSION.

SEC. 6. GRANT PROGRAM.

SEC. 7. AUTHORIZATION FOR ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL TO ASSIST STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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