S.Con.Res.120 - A concurrent resolution to express the sense of Congress regarding the need to pass legislation to increase penalties on perpetrators of hate crimes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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Summary: S.Con.Res.120 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/07/2000)
Declares that Congress: (1) needs to pass legislation to set penalties for persons who commit acts of violence against other persons because of the actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability of any person; (2) condemns the culture of hate and the hate groups that foster such violent acts; (3) commends the communities throughout our Nation that are united in condemning such acts of hate in their neighborhoods, and the efforts of Federal, state, and local law enforcement officials; (4) reaffirms its commitment to a society that fully respects and protects all people.