H.Res.651 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the illicit ethnic and religious profiling and surveillance of Muslim American communities by the New York Police Department.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 05/10/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/18/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.|
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Summary: H.Res.651 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/10/2012)
Condemns unjustified surveillance and unlawful profiling of Muslim American communities by the New York Police Department (NYPD).
Demands that the NYPD cease and desist any such warrantless surveillance activities within the United States and purge its intelligence databases.
Urges the Department of Justice (DOJ) to immediately investigate whether the NYPD's action violated the Constitution or any federal law, and whether any federal agency facilitated any profiling or surveillance conducted by the NYPD against members of the Muslim American community in violation of the Constitution or any federal law.