To provide incentives for hate crime reporting, grants for State-run hate crime hotlines, a Federal private right of action for victims of hate crimes, and additional penalties for individuals convicted under the Matthew Shephard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017
Length: 16 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Mar 16, 2017
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H.R. 1566 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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