Andy's Law

This measure is named for Private First Class Andy Long, shot and killed in front of a Little Rock, Arkansas military recruiting office by a self-proclaimed terrorist.

This bill is now law in numerous states. Andy's Law stiffens state criminal penalties for acts of terrorism. The law creates a civil cause of action empowering victims of terrorism to sue in state court those who provide material support and aid those who commit acts of terrorism.

State Year Bill No.
Arkansas 2013 630
Florida 2017 HB 65
Kansas 2014 HB 2463
Louisiana 2015 HB 497
North Carolina 2015 HB 371
Oklahoma 2014  
Tennessee 2015 SB 0180