S.3178 - Freedom From Union Violence Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 05/15/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/15/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3178 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Freedom From Union Violence Act of 2012 - Amends the Hobbs Act to authorize imposition of a fine of up to $100,000, 20 years' imprisonment, or both for: (1) obstructing, delaying, or affecting commerce or the movement of any article or commodity in commerce by robbery or extortion (or attempting or conspiring to do so); and (2) threatening physical violence to any person or property in furtherance of a plan or purpose to interfere with commerce by threats or violence.
Introduced in Senate (05/15/2012)
Makes provisions regarding any such interference inapplicable to conduct that: (1) is incidental to otherwise peaceful picketing during the course of a labor dispute; (2) consists solely of minor bodily injury, or minor damage to property, or threat or fear of such minor injury or damage; and (3) is not part of a pattern of violent conduct or of coordinated violent activity. Subjects such conduct to prosecution only by the appropriate state and local authorities.