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: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Last Action Date: June 8, 2017
Companion Bill: HB2841
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12 sponsors: Robert Casey (D); Tammy Baldwin (D); Richard Blumenthal (D); Kirsten Gillibrand (D); Edward Markey (D); Christopher Murphy (D); Jeanne Shaheen (D); Chris Van Hollen (D); Sheldon Whitehouse (D); Ron Wyden (D); Margaret Hassan (D); Bill Nelson (D);
Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 12% (12 of 100)
|Senate||Jun 8, 2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jun 15 2017||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
There have not been any votes on this bill
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