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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 bill 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 the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Upcoming Schedule

Apr
15
Thursday

Judiciary

1:30 pm  |  SCR 352