About the bill
H.R. 1730 would clarify and strengthen the coverage of current laws against damaging religious property. Specifically, the bill amends the Church Arson Prevention Act to clarify that the conduct covered under this statute includes bomb threats to religious institutions, whether they be synagogues, mosques, churches, or religious community centers. This legislation also adds language to clarify that threats covered under subsection (a)(2) of the Act include threats to property, so long as the threat causes such intimidation to intentionally obstruct the individual’s ability to exercise their right ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2017
Length: 3 pages
H.R. 1730 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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