H.R. 1592 (110th): Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007


Mar 20, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 3, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 7, 2007
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/3/2007--Passed House amended.Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 - Section3 - Defines "hate crime" as a violent act causing death or bodily injury because of the actual ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 20, 2007

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Apr 25, 2007
Reported by Committee

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May 3, 2007
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1592”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


171 cosponsors (160D, 11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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May 3, 2007 1:46 p.m.
Passed 237/180

Related Bills

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H.R. 2662 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2005

H.R. 1913 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 29, 2009

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