S. 822 (97th): Religious Freedom Protection Act

Introduced:

Mar 27, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 27, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Harrison Williams Jr.

Senator from New Jersey

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to make it a Federal crime to vandalize a house of worship or any other religious property.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 27, 1981
 
Introduced

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