H1027B1024A01332 NES:CDM 06/22/23 #90 A01332
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1027
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE KINKEAD
Printer's No. 1024
Amend Bill, page 1, lines 14 through 17; page 2, lines 1
through 27; by striking out all of said lines on said pages and
inserting
ยง 2710. [Ethnic] Hate-based intimidation.
(a) Offense defined.--A person commits the offense of
[ethnic] hate-based intimidation if, with malicious intention
toward the race, color, religion [or], national origin,
ethnicity, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation or disability of another
individual [or], group of individuals[, he commits an offense
under any other provision of this article or] or a person with
whom the individual or group is associated, commits a personal
injury crime as defined in section 103 of the act of November
24, 1998 (P.L.882, No.111), known as the Crime Victims Act, an
offense under Chapter 33 (relating to arson, criminal mischief
and other property destruction) [exclusive of section 3307
(relating to institutional vandalism)] or an offense under
section 3503 (relating to criminal trespass) with respect to
such individual or his or her property or with respect to one or
more members of such group or to their property.
Amend Bill, page 3, line 5, by striking out the bracket
before "(c)"
Amend Bill, page 3, line 9, by inserting after "religion"
, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, sexual orientation, disability
Amend Bill, page 3, line 10, by striking out the bracket
after "individuals."
Amend Bill, page 3, line 11, by inserting after "amended"
and the section is amended by adding a subsection
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An individual
Amend Bill, page 4, by inserting between lines 15 and 16
(g) Construction.--Nothing in this section may be construed
to prohibit, limit or punish religiously motivated speech or
conduct that is otherwise protected by the Constitution of the
United States, the Constitution of Pennsylvania or the act of
December 9, 2002 (P.L.1701, No.214), known as the Religious
Freedom Protection Act.
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See A01332 in
the context
of HB1027