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H.R. 1913

Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009

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Apr 29, 2009: Passed House Crime and law enforcement


April 30, 2009 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
April 29, 2009
4:56 PM EDT
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 29, 2009
4:55 PM EDT
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 249 - 175 (Roll no. 223).
April 29, 2009
4:44 PM EDT
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 185 - 241 (Roll no. 222).
April 29, 2009
4:04 PM EDT
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gohmert motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with amendments that expand the punishments outlined in the bill to include the death penalty. The amendments also seek to expand the applicability requirements to include age, status as a current or former member of the Armed Forces, or status as a law enforcement officer beyond what is currently contained in the bill.
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