H.R.6328 - National Hate Crimes Hotline Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] (Introduced 11/16/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/05/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6328 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/16/2016)
National Hate Crimes Hotline Act of 2016
This bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to award grants to: (1) private, nonprofit entities to establish and operate a national, toll-free telephone hotline and an Internet website to assist victims of hate crimes; and (2) state and local law enforcement entities for educational and training programs on solving hate crimes and establishing dialogues with members of at-risk communities.
Additionally, the bill directs DOJ to establish a grant program for local organizations to establish or expand programs that provide services to victims of hate crimes.