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Senate of Pennsylvania
Session of 2021 - 2022 Regular Session

MEMORANDUM

Posted: December 3, 2020 02:49 PM
From: Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr.
To: All Senate members
Subject: Hate Crimes Against Law Enforcement and First Responders
 
In the near future, I plan to re-introduce (SB423) which creates the new offense of “Hate Crimes Against Law Enforcement and First Responders.”
 
Our state’s current hate crime law does not specifically protect law enforcement officers or first responders. My bill will create a new offense specifically targeted at persons, who commit crimes against law enforcement officers or first responders, who are motivated by their hatred toward the police.
  
The time is now to stand up for our men and women in law enforcement. Never before have we seen such hatred and violence perpetrated against the very people who risk their lives every single day so that we can have the freedom and security that the people of this Commonwealth and this country enjoy.
 
Previous co-sponsors to this legislation were:  Regan, Scavello, Browne, Brewster, Bartolotta, Blake, Stefano, K. Ward, Yaw, J. Ward and Yudichak.

Please join me in co-sponsoring this important measure. Thank you.
 



Introduced as SB146