S. 3053 (114th): Hate Crimes Prevention Act

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 ...

Read the full summary >

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 13, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 13, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senior Senator from Pennsylvania

Democrat

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2016
Length: 7 pages

History

Jun 13, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

S. 3053 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 3053 — 114th Congress: Hate Crimes Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. March 25, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s3053>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.