H.R. 13201 (93rd): Hobbs Act Amendment

Introduced:
Mar 04, 1974 (93rd Congress, 1973–1974)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Carleton King
Representative for New York's 29th congressional district
Party
Republican
Related Bills
H.R. 13063 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 27, 1974

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 4, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 04, 1974
Referred to Committee Mar 04, 1974
 
Full Title

A bill to amend section 1951, title 18, United States Code, act of July 3, 1946.

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3/4/1974--Introduced.
Hobbs Act Amendment - Provides that anyone who interferes with commerce by damaging to the extent of $2,000 or more any property of a person where business is conducted or property is maintained shall be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned not more than twenty years or both.
Defines the term "extortion" to mean the obtaining of property from another, with his consent, induced by use of actual or threatened force, violence, or fear, or under color of official right notwithstanding that the same acts or conduct may also be a violation of State or local law and notwithstanding that the actual or threatened force, violence, or fear was used in the course of a legitimate labor dispute or in the pursuit of legitimate union or labor ends or objectives.
(Amends 18 U.S.C. 1951)

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