House Bill 479 would allow the Attorney General to file protest-related charges against people even if local prosecutors decline to do so.

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.

Bill Movement:

  • 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

Sponsors

J. Blanton, C. Massey

Status

Active

Session

2021 General Assembly

Bill number

Position

Oppose