S. 1105 (110th): Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007


Apr 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2007
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

4/12/2007--Introduced.Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 - Authorizes the Attorney General to provide technical, forensic, prosecutorial, or other assistance in the criminal investigation or prosecution ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 12, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1105”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


44 cosponsors (39D, 3R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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