2015 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to bias crimes; declaring an emergency.|
Renames crime of intimidation as bias crime.
Includes commission of assault in the fourth degree as bias crime in the first degree when committed by one person and motivated by perception of victim's race, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. Modifies authority of certain law enforcement officials to bring civil action based on commission of bias crime. Directs law enforcement agencies to report statistics regarding bias crimes to Department of Justice. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Judiciary|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|