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Page_white_text H2217: To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to include homeless status in the definition of "hate crime" for the purposes of Federal sentencing provisions    [0 comments]
Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise the definition of "hate crime" to include a crime against an individual based on such individual's actual or perceived homeless status.
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WorldH2217 at GovTrack BookH2217 at the Library of Congress
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Texas
http://www.house.gov/ebjohnson

Co-Sponsors
Rep. Julia Carson [D, IN-7]
Rep. Al Green [D, TX-9]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D, AZ-7]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D, FL-23]
Rep. William Jefferson [D, LA-2]
Rep. Dennis Kucinich [D, OH-10]
Rep. John Lewis [D, GA-5]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D, CA-16]
Rep. Eleanor Norton [D, DC-0]
Rep. Bobby Rush [D, IL-1]
Rep. Robert Wexler [D, FL-19]
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