In an effort to alleviate some of the issues that arise from racism and its associated fear, a California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would include racially motivated 911 calls in the hate crime statute. Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) seeks to criminalize race-based 911 calls and give the victims of such calls a recourse for a civil remedy for their pain and suffering.
Assembly Bill 1550
Intent of the Measure
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