S. 3050, the Hate Crimes Prevention Act, was introduced the very next day after the Orlando shooting by Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). The bill would prevent anybody with a misdemeanor hate-crime conviction from owning a firearm. Current law prevents those convicted of a felony but not those convicted of such misdemeanors. Although misdemeanors are lesser crimes than felonies, some worry ...
Jun 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 13, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2016
Length: 7 pages
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