Designated Hate Crimes

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Designated Hate Crimes
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A hate crime is a traditional offense that is motivated by bias. A person commits a hate crime when one of a specified set of crimes is committed targeting a victim because of a perception or belief regarding the race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, religious practice, age, disability or sexual orientation of a person regardless of whether the belief or perception is correct.” These crimes can target an individual, a group of individuals or public or private property.

These crimes fall under the hate crimes statute:

First-degree assault
Second-degree assault
Third-degree assault

Aggravated assault upon a person less than eleven years old

First-degree menacing
Second-degree menacing
Third-degree menacing

First-degree reckless endangerment
Second-degree reckless endangerment

Second-degree strangulation
First-degree strangulation

Second-degree manslaughter, subdivision one
First-degree manslaughter subdivision one, two or four

Second-degree murder

Fourth-degree stalking
Third-degree stalking
Second-degree stalking
First-degree stalking

First-degree rape, subdivision one

First degree criminal sexual act, subdivision one

First degree sexual abuse, subdivision one

First-degree aggravated sexual abuse, subdivision one, paragraph (a)
Second degree aggravated sexual abuse, subdivision one, paragraph (a)

First-degree unlawful imprisonment
Second-degree unlawful imprisonment

First-degree kidnapping
Second-degree kidnapping

First-degree coercion
Second-degree coercion

First-degree criminal trespass
Second-degree criminal trespass
Third-degree criminal trespass

First-degree burglary
Second-degree burglary
Third-degree burglary

First-degree criminal mischief
Second-degree criminal mischief
Third-degree criminal mischief
Fourth-degree criminal mischief

First-degree arson
Second-degree arson
Third-degree arson
Fourth-degree arson

First-degree grand larceny
Second-degree grand larceny
Third-degree grand larceny
Fourth-degree grand larceny
Petit larceny

First-degree robbery
Second-degree robbery
Third-degree robbery

First-degree harassment

Second-degree aggravated harassment, subdivision one, two or four

Coercion in the third degree
 

Soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism in the second degree

Soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism in the first degree

Making a terroristic threat

Crime of terrorism

Hindering prosecution of terrorism in the second degree

Hindering prosecution of terrorism in the first degree

Criminal possession of a chemical or biological weapon in the third degree

Criminal possession of a chemical or biological weapon in the second degree

Criminal possession of a chemical or biological weapon in the first degree