Anti-riot bills die in committee

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

A package of bills aimed at creating specific crimes for destructive and dangerous conduct during violent riots will not move forward in the legislative process.¬† Senate Bills¬†220,¬†221¬†and¬†223¬†would have created the crimes of looting, riotous burning and destruction of a public monument. Senate Bill¬†219¬†would have made it illegal to manufacture, transfer, possess or use Molotov cocktails. The bills were not voted …