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Official Title as Introduced

Condemning the discrimination, hate crimes, racism, bigotry, bullying and brutal violence perpetrated against Sikh-Americans, and all acts of vandalism against Sikh Gurdwaras in the United States.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
09/14/2012Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
09/19/2012Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
09/14/2012Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
09/14/2012Introduced in House

Cosponsors (90)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-32]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-12]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Richardson, Laura [D-CA-37]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-5]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Becerra, Xavier [D-CA-31]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Lungren, Daniel E. [R-CA-3]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM-1]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-12]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-17]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-6]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-33]* 09/14/2012
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI-9]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Dingell, John D. [D-MI-15]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-20]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-25]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. [D-AS-At Large]* 09/14/2012
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9]* 09/14/2012
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 09/14/2012
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Clarke, Hansen [D-MI-13]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-47]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8]* 09/14/2012
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-36]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Pierluisi, Pedro R. [D-PR-At Large]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-13]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-5]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14]* 09/14/2012
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-11]* 09/14/2012
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 09/19/2012
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-10] 09/21/2012
Rep. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT-5] 09/21/2012

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary09/14/2012 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution09/19/2012 Referred to

No related bill information was received for H.Res.785.


Subjects (8)

  • Assault and harassment offenses
  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Hate crimes
  • Racial and ethnic relations
  • Religion
  • Violent crime

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (09/14/2012)

Condemns: (1) the commission of hate crimes against all Americans, including Sikh-Americans; and (2) acts of violence, bigotry, and discrimination against Sikh-Americans.

Urges: (1) educators, counselors, and others to support educational efforts to prevent the epidemic bullying of Sikh-American children and families; and (2) the Department of Justice (DOJ) to begin documenting and quantifying hate crimes and other acts of violence perpetrated against Sikh-Americans.

Expresses support for: (1) outreach efforts by federal and local law enforcement leaders to prevent violence and hate crimes against Sikh-Americans; and (2) the right of the Sikh-American community to live in peace and free from discrimination, hate crimes, bullying, and all forms of violence.