Title: Disarm Hate Act
Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Assault and harassment offenses: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Firearms and explosives: Hate crimes: Violent crime
Description: Disarm Hate Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit firearm sale or transfer to and receipt or possession by an individual who has: (1) been convicted in any court of a misdemeanor hate crime, or (2) received from any court an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence. The term "convicted in any court of a misdemeanor hate crime" means a conviction for a misdemeanor offense that has, as an element, that the conduct was motivated by hate or bias because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability of any person. The term "received from any court an enhanced hate crime misdemeanor sentence" means the imposition of an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor that involves violence and is based, in whole or in part, on conduct motivated by hate or bias because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability of any person.
Session: 115th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: July 19, 2017
Companion Bill: SB1324
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33 sponsors: David Cicilline (D); Eliot Engel (D); Theodore Deutch (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Elijah Cummings (D); Mike Quigley (D); Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D); William Keating (D); Zoe Lofgren (D); John Conyers (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Eric Swalwell (D); Brendan Boyle (D); Jamie Raskin (D); Dwight Evans (D); Sean Maloney (D); Judy Chu (D); Keith Ellison (D); James Langevin (D); Don Beyer (D); Suzan DelBene (D); C.A. Ruppersberger (D); Thomas Suozzi (D); Kathy Castor (D); Michael Doyle (D); Ted Lieu (D); Jerry McNerney (D); Pete Aguilar (D); Mark DeSaulnier (D); Adriano Espaillat (D); Susan Davis (D);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 8% (33 of 435)
|House||Jul 19, 2017||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jun 8, 2017||Introduced in House|
|House||Jun 8, 2017||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jun 16 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations
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