PRINTER'S NO. 11
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY FERLO, WASHINGTON, BREWSTER, TEPLITZ, FARNESE, WILLIAMS, BROWNE, KITCHEN, TARTAGLIONE AND SCHWANK, JANUARY 4, 2013
REFERRED TO JUDICIARY, JANUARY 4, 2013
8§ 2710. Ethnic intimidation.
9(a) Offense defined.--A person commits the offense of ethnic
10intimidation if, with malicious intention toward the actual or
11perceived race, color, religion [or], national origin, ancestry,
12mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender or
13gender identity of another individual or group of individuals,
14he commits an offense under any other provision of this article
15or under Chapter 33 (relating to arson, criminal mischief and
16other property destruction) exclusive of section 3307 (relating
17to institutional vandalism) or under section 3503 (relating to
18criminal trespass) with respect to such individual or his or her
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4(c) Definition.--As used in this section "malicious
5intention" means the intention to commit any act, the commission
6of which is a necessary element of any offense referred to in
7subsection (a) motivated by hatred toward the actual or
8perceived race, color, religion [or], national origin, ancestry,
9mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender or
10gender identity of another individual or group of individuals.
11Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.