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HB21-1057

Extortion Of Immigrants Engaging In Lawful Acts

Concerning a prohibition against the extortion of immigrants for engaging in lawful acts.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary



Under current law, it is criminal extortion to threaten to report another person's immigration status to law enforcement to induce the threatened person to give the person money or another item of value. The act adds to that version of criminal extortion a prohibition against threatening to report a person's immigration status to law enforcement to induce the threatened person to perform an act or refrain from performing a lawful act.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/20/2021 Signed Act PDF
    05/11/2021 Final Act PDF
    04/21/2021 Rerevised PDF
    04/20/2021 Revised PDF
    03/02/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    03/01/2021 Engrossed PDF
    02/16/2021 Introduced PDF
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