Bill Status of HB1801 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD - HATE CRIME
Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides a person also commits a hate crime if by reason of the actual or perceived employment as a peace officer, firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel of another individual or group of individuals, regardless of the existence of any other motivating factor or factors, he or she commits assault, battery, aggravated assault, misdemeanor theft, criminal trespass to residence, misdemeanor criminal damage to property, criminal trespass to vehicle, criminal trespass to real property, mob action, disorderly conduct, harassment by telephone, or harassment through electronic communications. Penalty is a Class 4 felony for a first offense and a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent offense, unless committed in certain specified locations in which case the penalty is a Class 3 felony for a first offense and a Class 2 felony for a second or subsequent offense.