Senate Bill 3178
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018
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Amendments
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Passed Senate on Dec 19, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 28, 2018
Latest Action
Dec 19, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3178
Congress
115
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
California
New Hampshire
Alabama
Connecticut
Delaware
Illinois
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
New Hampshire
Arizona
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Carolina
Virginia
Virginia
Washington
Washington
Wisconsin
Passed
December 19, 2018
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.(text: CR S7843-7844)
Summary

Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018

This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a criminal civil rights violation. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.

Text (2)
December 19, 2018
Amendments (1)
Dec 19, 2018
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 4168
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Actions (10)
12/19/2018
Held at the desk.
12/19/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/19/2018
Received in the House.
12/19/2018
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text: CR S7843-7844)
12/19/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.(text: CR S7843-7844)
12/19/2018
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S7843-7844)
12/19/2018
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
10/11/2018
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
06/28/2018
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
06/28/2018
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jun 29, 2018 5:26:09 AM
Updated
Dec 15, 2020 5:59:41 PM