House Bill 479 would allow the Attorney General to file protest-related charges against people even if local prosecutors decline to do so. While this measure failed, we expect similar legislation to return in the future.
HB479 is a naked attempt to stifle free speech in response to 2020's racial justice protests and the AG's failed leadership investigating the murder of Breonna Taylor.
- Introduced: 2/10/21
- Passed House Committee: 2/24/21
- Passed House: N/A
- Accepted by Senate: N/A
- Passed Senate Committee: N/A
- Passed Senate: N/A
- Delivered to Governor: N/A