H.RES.785: Condemning the discrimination, hate crimes, racism, bigotry, bullying and brutal violence perpetrated against Sikh-Americans, and all acts of vandalism against Sikh Gurdwaras in the United States.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
  • Introduced Sept. 14, 2012
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 2012

Bill Cosponsors

90 (87 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Condemns: (1) the commission of hate crimes against all Americans, including Sikh-Americans; and (2) acts of violence, bigotry, and discrimination against Sikh-Americans. Urges: (1) educators, counselors, and others to support educational efforts to prevent the epidemic bullying of Sikh-American children and families; and (2) the Department of Justice (DOJ) to begin documenting and quantifying hate crimes and other acts of violence perpetrated...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Sept. 14, 2012

Introduced in the House by Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.)

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