H.R.70 - Noose Hate Crime Act of 2009

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for displaying nooses in public with intent to harass or intimidate a person because of that person's race, color, religion, or national origin. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Noose Hate Crime Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for displaying nooses in public with intent to harass or intimidate a person because of that person's race, color, religion, or national origin. as introduced.

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Noose Hate Crime Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to two years on anyone who, with intent to harass or intimidate any person because of that person's race, religion, or national origin, displays a noose in public.




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