S.488 - Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA] (Introduced 02/14/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/22/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.488 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/14/2019)
Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019
This bill establishes a new criminal civil rights violation for lynching.
Specifically, a person who conspires to commit certain civil rights offenses (e.g., a hate crime act) is subject to criminal penalties.