Public Law 115-249: Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017

By | April 21, 2019
Seal of the Dept. of Justice.
Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Amends the Federal criminal code to criminalize threatening to deface religious real property; also alters the definition of religious real property.

Official Summary

Passed House
2018-09-07
Passed Senate
2018-09-04
Signed by President
2018-09-28
Became Public Law
2018-09-28

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]

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Cosponsors: Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA], Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC], Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Bill text here: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/994/text

Related bill:  HR 1730 (Related bill)

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