H.R.3536: Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019

Overview

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.

Our Stance

Support

Priority

Medium

Bill Number

H.R.3536

Date Introduced

June 27, 2019

Committee

House Judiciary Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled

Sponsor

Rep. Don Bacon