S.Res.396 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the hanging of nooses should be thoroughly investigated by Federal, State, and local law enforcement authorities and that any criminal violations should be vigorously prosecuted.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 12/07/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/14/2007 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S15704-15705; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S15704-15705) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.396 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (12/14/2007)
Expresses the sense of the Senate that the hanging of nooses for the purpose of intimidation is a reprehensible, and under certain circumstances, criminal act.
Calls for: (1) thorough investigation by federal, state, and local law enforcement of such conduct and for the cooperation of all private entities and individuals with such investigations; and (2) vigorous prosecution of any criminal violations.