Bill Status of HB0778 97th General Assembly
Short Description: CRIM CD - HATE CRIME
Rep. Daniel V. Beiser - Jay Hoffman, Jerry Costello, II, Katie Stuart and Brandon W. Phelps
| 1/8/2019||House||Session Sine Die|
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 of another individual, 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.