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S. 1105 - Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007

Criminal justice. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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There have been no votes on this bill.

Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007

S. 1105 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007
Sponsor
Edward Kennedy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Criminal justice
  • Administrative procedure
  • Arson
  • Budgets
  • Child abuse
  • Children
  • Civil liberties
  • Civil rights
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Crime prevention
  • Crimes against women
  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal justice information
  • Criminal statistics
  • Disabled
  • Emergency management
  • Executive departments
  • Explosives
  • Federal aid to Indians
  • Federal aid to law enforcement
  • Federal law enforcement officers
  • Federal-state relations
  • Firearms
  • Government employees
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • Hate crimes
  • Indian law enforcement
  • Job training
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Kidnapping
  • Law
  • Minorities
  • Murder
  • Police training
  • Prejudice
  • Prosecution
  • Racial discrimination
  • Rape
  • Religion
  • Religious liberty
  • Rural affairs
  • Rural crime
  • Sentencing guidelines
  • Sex crimes
  • Sex discrimination
  • Sexual orientation
  • State and local government
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission
  • Victims of crimes
  • Violence
  • Women
  • Youth violence
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced4/12/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/12/2007
4/12/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4445-4447)
4/12/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
9/25/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S12026-12027)
9/26/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S12087-12089)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

83 Organizations Supported and 3 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007

83 organizations supported this bill

African American Ministers in Action
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Association of University Women
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Civil Liberties Union
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Counseling Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Dance Therapy Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Federation of Government Employees
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Federation of Musicians
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Federation of Teachers
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Jewish Committee
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Medical Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Nurses Association
undersigned organization (2009). Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2009. Retrieved February 24, 2012, from Civil Rights.org.
American Occupational Therapy Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Psychological Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Americans for Democratic Action
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Anti-Defamation League
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Arab American Institute
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
B'nai B'rith International
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Business And Professional Women Usa
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Communications Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2009). Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2009. Retrieved February 24, 2012, from Civil Rights.org.
Easter Seals
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Episcopal Church
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Equal Rights Advocates
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Feminist Majority Foundation
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Goodwill Industries International
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Human Rights Campaign
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Human Rights First
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
undersigned organizations (2009). Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2009. Retrieved February 24, 2012, from Civil Rights.org.
Japanese American Citizens League
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Justice For All
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
League of United Latin American Citizens
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Legal Momentum
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Log Cabin Republicans
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
MANA, A National Latina Organization
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Matthew Shepard Foundation
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Abortion Federation
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Alliance on Mental Illness
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of School Psychologists
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of Social Workers
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Association of the Deaf
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Congress of American Indians
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Congress of Black Women
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Council of Jewish Women
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Council of La Raza
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Education Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Fragile X Foundation
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
(n.d.). Draft Hate Crimes Letter to Senators. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Italian American Foundation
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Jewish Democratic Council
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Korean American Service & Education Consortium
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National League of Cities
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Mental Health Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Organization for Women
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Partnership for Women & Families
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Sheriffs' Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Structured Settlements Trade Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Urban League
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
National Women's Law Center
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Paralyzed Veterans of America
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
People for the American Way
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
PFLAG
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Presbyterian Church (u.s.a.) Washington Office
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
School Social Work Association of America
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Service Employees International Union
undersigned organizations (2009). Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2009. Retrieved February 24, 2012, from Civil Rights.org.
Southern Poverty Law Center
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
The Arc
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Unitarian Universalist Association
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
United Cerebral Palsy
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
United Church of Christ
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
undersigned organizations (2009). Local Law Enforcement Hate Crime Prevention Act of 2009. Retrieved February 24, 2012, from Civil Rights.org.
United Methodist Church
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
Women Employed
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
World Institute on Disability
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .
YWCA USA
(n.d.). Support for This Legislation. Retrieved n.d., from .

3 organizations opposed this bill

American Association of Christian Schools
(n.d.). Bills That Have Been Introduced in the 110th Congress. Retrieved n.d., from .
High Impact Leadership Coalition
(n.d.). Don't Muzzle our Pulpits. Retrieved n.d., from .
Home School Legal Defense Association
(n.d.). S. 1105—Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supportedsort icon
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Hillary ClintonDNY$8,577,199$0
Bob CaseyDPA$4,495,148$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$3,951,828$0
Barack ObamaDIL$3,503,323$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$3,489,073$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,375,571$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,003,476$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,983,729$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,967,478$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,871,910$0
Ken SalazarDCO$2,780,999$0
Dick DurbinDIL$2,559,385$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,476,308$0
Joe BidenDDE$2,401,197$0
Patty MurrayDWA$2,338,300$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$2,312,703$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,141,099$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$2,050,354$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,883,096$0
John CornynRTX$1,866,658$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,731,073$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,694,206$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,683,413$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,672,636$0
Ted KennedyDMA$1,643,011$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,589,793$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,552,072$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,543,458$0
Norm ColemanRMN$1,528,976$0
Mel MartinezRFL$1,506,723$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,470,244$0
Carl LevinDMI$1,433,697$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,416,692$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,401,365$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,267,361$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,230,587$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,148,472$0
Chris DoddDCT$1,081,202$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,061,281$0
Tom HarkinDIA$1,059,691$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,055,631$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,036,447$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$973,888$0
David VitterRLA$973,515$0
John KerryDMA$970,813$0
Jon TesterDMT$965,036$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$955,383$0
Mark PryorDAR$926,046$0
George VoinovichROH$920,965$0
Jim DeMintRSC$893,299$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$891,813$0
Richard BurrRNC$880,862$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$853,224$0
Gordon SmithROR$853,135$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$843,097$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$836,161$0
Susan CollinsRME$831,908$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$828,273$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$825,130$0
John ThuneRSD$717,631$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$709,154$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$698,674$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$663,700$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$662,704$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$657,248$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$653,461$0
Ron WydenDOR$649,157$0
Bernie SandersIVT$622,124$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$611,549$0
Orrin HatchRUT$588,644$0
Tom CarperDDE$573,048$0
Byron DorganDND$551,291$0
Robert ByrdDWV$534,501$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$519,889$0
John EnsignRNV$497,345$0
Dick LugarRIN$491,142$0
Dan InouyeDHI$487,194$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$456,578$0
Jim BunningRKY$429,097$0
John SununuRNH$412,589$0
Ted StevensRAK$388,790$0
Olympia SnoweRME$382,482$0
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$341,765$0
Tom CoburnROK$329,537$0
Bob BennettRUT$292,076$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$286,827$0
Jim InhofeROK$272,712$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$262,501$0
John McCainRAZ$262,365$0
Mike CrapoRID$246,641$0
William Thad CochranRMS$237,964$0
Judd GreggRNH$200,337$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$156,274$0
Mike EnziRWY$149,651$0
Craig ThomasRWY$128,765$0
Chuck HagelRNE$96,450$0
Larry CraigRID$39,750$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$12,000$0
Herb KohlDWI$8,253$0
John WarnerRVA$3,250$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$341,765$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$663,700$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$12,000$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,230,587$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,672,636$0
Bob BennettRUT$292,076$0
Joe BidenDDE$2,401,197$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$698,674$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$662,704$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$3,951,828$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$2,476,308$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$262,501$0
Jim BunningRKY$429,097$0
Richard BurrRNC$880,862$0
Robert ByrdDWV$534,501$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,883,096$0
Ben CardinDMD$2,141,099$0
Tom CarperDDE$573,048$0
Bob CaseyDPA$4,495,148$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,148,472$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$8,577,199$0
Tom CoburnROK$329,537$0
William Thad CochranRMS$237,964$0
Norm ColemanRMN$1,528,976$0
Susan CollinsRME$831,908$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$891,813$0
Bob CorkerRTN$1,055,631$0
John CornynRTX$1,866,658$0
Larry CraigRID$39,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$246,641$0
Jim DeMintRSC$893,299$0
Chris DoddDCT$1,081,202$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$843,097$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$156,274$0
Byron DorganDND$551,291$0
Dick DurbinDIL$2,559,385$0
John EnsignRNV$497,345$0
Mike EnziRWY$149,651$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,543,458$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,267,361$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,470,244$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$653,461$0
Judd GreggRNH$200,337$0
Chuck HagelRNE$96,450$0
Tom HarkinDIA$1,059,691$0
Orrin HatchRUT$588,644$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$973,888$0
Jim InhofeROK$272,712$0
Dan InouyeDHI$487,194$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$836,161$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$825,130$0
Ted KennedyDMA$1,643,011$0
John KerryDMA$970,813$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$2,312,703$0
Herb KohlDWI$8,253$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,416,692$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$2,050,354$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$1,589,793$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$709,154$0
Carl LevinDMI$1,433,697$0
Joe LiebermanICT$2,871,910$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$955,383$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$286,827$0
Dick LugarRIN$491,142$0
Mel MartinezRFL$1,506,723$0
John McCainRAZ$262,365$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$2,967,478$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,694,206$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$2,983,729$0
Barbara MikulskiDMD$1,036,447$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$519,889$0
Patty MurrayDWA$2,338,300$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$828,273$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,375,571$0
Barack ObamaDIL$3,503,323$0
Mark PryorDAR$926,046$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$657,248$0
Harry ReidDNV$1,731,073$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$456,578$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$1,061,281$0
Ken SalazarDCO$2,780,999$0
Bernie SandersIVT$622,124$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,683,413$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$611,549$0
Richard ShelbyRAL$853,224$0
Gordon SmithROR$853,135$0
Olympia SnoweRME$382,482$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$3,489,073$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$3,003,476$0
Ted StevensRAK$388,790$0
John SununuRNH$412,589$0
Jon TesterDMT$965,036$0
Craig ThomasRWY$128,765$0
John ThuneRSD$717,631$0
David VitterRLA$973,515$0
George VoinovichROH$920,965$0
John WarnerRVA$3,250$0
Jim WebbDVA$1,552,072$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$1,401,365$0
Ron WydenDOR$649,157$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$68,085,322
Pro-Israel$13,159,611
Democratic/Liberal$11,390,874
Physicians$9,371,433
Women's issues$8,110,320
Civil servant/public employee$3,934,845
Psychiatrists & psychologists$1,286,712
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,234,111
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,208,793
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$1,002,840
Teachers unions$985,365
Nurses$836,660
Welfare & Social Work$534,955
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Commercial service unions$496,425
Insurance$464,247
Teamsters union$406,166
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$387,919
Communications & hi-tech unions$350,290
Entertainment unions$245,660
Labor Unions$241,400
Mental Health Services$71,294
Human Rights$19,800
Retail trade unions$3,500

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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