State Laws and Legislation

Montana Hate Crimes Law

Gender identity protected? No
Montana hate crime law does not explicitly address gender-motivated violence. The law extends to categories of "race, creed, religion, color, national origin, or involvement in civil rights or human rights activities." Mont. Code Anno. § 45-5-221 -222 (2001).

Sexual orientation protected? No
Montana hate crimes law does not explicitly address sexual orientation-motivated violence. The law extends to categories of "race, creed, religion, color, national origin, or involvement in civil rights or human rights activities." Mont. Code Anno. § 45-5-221 -222 (2001).


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Updated: Tue, March 13, 2007 - 11:00:39