The attacker threw insults and fists in the public assault.
Police have declined to press hate crime charges.
The real numbers are likely far worse.
The proposed legislation sparked demonstrations over the weekend.
Activists praise the move, but say more needs to be done.
The alleged attack took place in Paris and resulted in head injuries and five stitches for the victim.
Dwayne A. Vandergrift, Jr., faces multiple charges and decades in prison if convicted for the August 26 bombing of G-City Crossfit.