Jerame Davis

Hate Crimes Bill Passes Out of Committee on Bipartisan Vote

Filed By Jerame Davis | February 14, 2007 3:59 PM | comments

Filed in: Politics
Tags: bipartisanship, hate crimes against LGBT people, House of Representatives, Indiana General Assembly

HB1459, the "Bias (Hate) Crimes" bill passed out of the Courts and Criminal code committee in the Indiana House of Representatives 9-1 on a bipartisan vote. Two representatives, John Ulmer (R - Elkhart) and Vern Tincher (D - Riley) did not vote.

The only no vote was Eric Koch (R - Bedford) [email protected].

The bill will now go before the full house where it's expected to pass. It's fate in the Senate is a little less certain.

More news as it's available.

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