Hate crimes; adds to list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate. (HB2399)

Introduced By

Del. Lamont Bagby (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), and Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Multi-jurisdiction grand jury; hate crimes. Adds the following to the list of crimes that a multi-jurisdiction grand jury may investigate: (i) simple assault or assault and battery where the victim was intentionally selected because of his race, religious conviction, color, or national origin; (ii) entering the property of another for purposes of damaging such property or its contents or interfering with the rights of the owner, user, or occupant where such property was intentionally selected because of the race, religious conviction, color, or national origin of the owner, user, or occupant; and (iii) various offenses that tend to cause violence. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2017Committee
01/18/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104114D
01/18/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/24/2017Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/07/2017Left in Courts of Justice

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1502.

Comments

frank papcin writes:

we have enough hate laws already o0n the books
soon you wom't be able to hate yourself, without breaking some law