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HB 533 - Hate Crime Law Expansion - Key Vote

Alabama Key Votes

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Hate Crime Law Expansion

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that expands the current hate crime law to include attacks motivated by the victim's sexual orientation.

Highlights:
-Expands the language of the Code of Alabama to include sexual orientation as another subject of hate crimes, and outlines minimum sentencing for such crimes (Sec. 1). -Defines "sexual orientation" as "heterosexuality, homosexuality, or bisexuality" (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Hate Crime Law Expansion

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