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Titles (11)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Short Titles as Enacted for portions of this bill
  • Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act
  • Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2021

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act
  • Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2021

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill
  • Jabara-Heyer NO HATE Act
  • Khalid Jabara and Heather Heyer National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2021

Short Title(s) as Introduced

COVID–19 Hate Crimes Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (6)

Date Actions Overview
05/20/2021Became Public Law No: 117-13. (TXT | PDF)
05/20/2021Signed by President.
05/19/2021Presented to President.
05/18/2021Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 364 - 62 (Roll no. 145).(text: CR H2464-2466)
04/22/2021Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate, under the order of 4/21/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 1. Record Vote Number: 165.(text: CR S2148-2150)
03/23/2021Introduced in Senate

All Actions (40)

Date Chamber All Actions
05/20/2021Became Public Law No: 117-13. (TXT | PDF)
05/20/2021Signed by President.
05/19/2021SenatePresented to President.
05/18/2021-4:40pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
05/18/2021-4:40pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 364 - 62 (Roll no. 145). (text: CR H2464-2466)
05/18/2021-4:03pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2479-2480)
05/18/2021-3:05pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
05/18/2021-2:04pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 937.
05/18/2021-2:04pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2464-2472)
05/18/2021-2:04pmHouseMr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
04/26/2021-12:16pmHouseHeld at the desk.
04/26/2021-12:15pmHouseReceived in the House.
04/22/2021SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
04/22/2021SenatePassed Senate, under the order of 4/21/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 1. Record Vote Number: 165. (text: CR S2148-2150)
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1445 Amendment SA 1445 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1458 Amendment SA 1458, under the order of 4/21/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 51. Record Vote Number: 164.
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1425 Amendment SA 1425, under the order of 4/21/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 48. Record Vote Number: 163.
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1456 Amendment SA 1456, under the order of 4/21/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 48. Record Vote Number: 162.
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1458 Amendment SA 1458 proposed by Senator Blackburn to Amendment SA 1445. (consideration: CR S2147; text: CR S2140) To improve the bill.
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1425 Amendment SA 1425 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Lee to Amendment SA 1445. (consideration: CR S2146-2147; text: S2140) To require a report on State restrictions on religious exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1456 Amendment SA 1456 proposed by Senator Cruz to Amendment SA 1445. (consideration: CR S2146; text: CR S2140) To prohibit Federal funding for any institution of higher education that discriminates against Asian Americans in recruitment, applicant review, or admissions.
04/22/2021SenateS.Amdt.1445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2140, S2144, S2147-2148)
04/22/2021SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2140-2148)
04/21/2021SenateCloture motion on the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S2117)
04/21/2021SenateS.Amdt.1445 Cloture motion on amendment SA 1445 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S2117)
04/20/2021SenateCloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (CR S2061)
04/20/2021SenateS.Amdt.1445 Cloture motion on amendment SA 1445 presented in Senate. (CR S2060)
04/20/2021SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2043, S2046, S2058)
04/20/2021SenateS.Amdt.1445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2043)
04/19/2021SenateS.Amdt.1445 Amendment SA 1445 proposed by Senator Schumer for Senator Hirono. (consideration: CR S2002-2003; text: S2039-2041) To improve the bill.
04/19/2021SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2002-2003)
04/15/2021SenateMeasure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S1998)
04/15/2021SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
04/15/2021SenateMotion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1953)
04/14/2021SenateMotion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1923)
04/14/2021SenateCloture on the motion to proceed invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 92 - 6. Record Vote Number: 151. (CR S1923)
03/25/2021SenateCloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S1805)
03/25/2021SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S1804-1805)
03/24/2021SenateRead the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 13.
03/23/2021SenateIntroduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.

Cosponsors (44)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Padilla, Alex [D-CA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Warnock, Raphael G. [D-GA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]* 03/23/2021
Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] 03/24/2021
Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 03/24/2021
Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] 03/24/2021
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 04/12/2021
Sen. Stabenow, Debbie [D-MI] 04/12/2021
Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] 04/12/2021
Sen. Kelly, Mark [D-AZ] 04/12/2021
Sen. Bennet, Michael F. [D-CO] 04/12/2021
Sen. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE] 04/12/2021
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] 04/12/2021
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] 04/12/2021
Sen. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM] 04/12/2021
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] 04/12/2021
Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] 04/13/2021
Sen. Heinrich, Martin [D-NM] 04/13/2021
Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT] 04/13/2021
Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] 04/13/2021
Sen. Ossoff, Jon [D-GA] 04/15/2021
Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 04/15/2021

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Shown Here:
Public Law No: 117-13 (05/20/2021)

COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

This bill requires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of hate crimes and reports of hate crimes.

DOJ must issue guidance for state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies on establishing online hate crime reporting processes, collecting data disaggregated by protected characteristic (e.g., race or national origin), and expanding education campaigns.

Additionally, DOJ and the Department of Health and Human Services must issue guidance aimed at raising awareness of hate crimes during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic.

The bill establishes grants for states to create state-run hate crimes reporting hotlines. It also authorizes grants for states and local governments to implement the National Incident-Based Reporting System and to conduct law enforcement activities or crime reduction programs to prevent, address, or respond to hate crimes.

Finally, in the case of an individual convicted of a hate crime offense and placed on supervised release, the bill allows a court to order that the individual participate in educational classes or community service as a condition of supervised release.