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
Mar 27, 2017
Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 11, 2017
This bill passed in the House on December 11, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
- See Instead:
S. 994 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Apr 19, 2018
H.R. 1730 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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