Senate Bill 488
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019
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Passed Senate on Feb 14, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 14, 2019
Latest Action
Mar 22, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
488
Congress
116
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
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Passed
February 14, 2019
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
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Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S1346-1347; text: CR S1347)
Summary

Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019

This bill establishes a new criminal civil rights violation for lynching.

Specifically, a person who conspires to commit certain civil rights offenses (e.g., a hate crime act) is subject to criminal penalties.

Text (3)
February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019
Actions (7)
03/22/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
02/14/2019
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
02/14/2019
Received in the House.
02/14/2019
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
02/14/2019
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1346-1347; text: CR S1347)
02/14/2019
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Voice Vote.(consideration: CR S1346-1347; text: CR S1347)
02/14/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 15, 2019 12:40:19 PM
Updated
Dec 16, 2020 2:57:46 PM