Bill Sponsors: IN HB1337 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Religious motivated crimes. Provides that a person commits the offense of a religious motivated crime if the person knowingly or intentionally: (1) causes bodily injury to another person; or (2) damages the property of another person; because of the other person's actual or perceived religion or creed. Provides that the state may seek either a death sentence or a sentence of life imprisonment without parole if the murder was a result of a religious motivated crime.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code [HB1337 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Mike Speedy [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-090FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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