Hate Crime Domestic Terrorism Act
Legislation creates a "domestic act of terrorism motivated by hate" crime as a new A-1 class felony punishable by up to life in prison without parole.
Applies to individuals over 18 that: act with intent to cause death of five or more people; motivated by the intended victims' (actual or perceived) race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation; cause the death of at least one person.
2020 No Hate In Our State Agenda
Nation-Leading Plan to Fight Anti-Semitism
Governor Cuomo proposes an additional $25 million in security grant funding for organizations vulnerable to hate crimes; and expands eligibility to include houses of worship.
Governor Cuomo proposes to add a diversity and tolerance curriculum for schools and to expand the Museum of Jewish Heritage at Battery Park City.