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2015 House Bill 4164: Add “sexual orientation” to “ethnic intimidation” law
Introduced by Rep. Brandon Dillon (D) on February 10, 2015
To add “gender identity” and “sexual orientation” to a state “ethnic intimidation” law that authorizes penalties for intimidating or harassing another person because of that person's race, color, religion, gender, or national origin. The bill would also add age and physical disability to this law, which authorizes up to two years in prison and “triple damages” lawsuits for violations.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on February 10, 2015