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Short Titles as Introduced

Blue Lives Matter Act of 2016

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To make an attack on a police officer a hate crime, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/16/2016Introduced in House

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04/01/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/16/2016Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/16/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary03/16/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations04/01/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/16/2016)

Blue Lives Matter Act of 2016

This bill amends the federal criminal code by expanding hate crimes to include an offense for knowingly causing, or attempting to cause, bodily injuries to individuals because they are police officers or perceived to be police officers. The bill subjects an individual convicted of such an offense to a prison term of up to 10 years, a fine, or both. If death results, or the offense includes kidnapping, aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to commit such crimes, or an attempt to kill, the offender is subject to a prison term for life, a fine, or both.