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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
    IntroducedJune 3rd, 2009

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Title

National Hate Crimes Hotline Act of 2009

Official Title

To establish grant programs to provide for the establishment of a national hate crime hotline and a hate crime information and assistance website, to provide training and education to local law enforcement to prevent hate crimes, and to provide assistance to victims of hate crimes.

Summary

National Hate Crimes Hotline Act of 2009 - Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to: (1) private, nonprofit entities to establish and operate a national, toll-free telephone hotline and an Internet website to assist victims of hate crimes; and (2) state and local law enforcement entities for educational and training programs on solving hate crimes and establishing dialogues with members of communities who are at-risk of being victims of hate crimes. Directs the Attorney General to establish a program for awarding grants to local organizations to establish or expand programs that provide services to victims of hate crimes.