US HB3217 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 15-0)
Status: Introduced on May 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-11-09 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Prohibits federal funding for a jurisdiction that is a lawless jurisdiction. The term lawless jurisdiction means a state or political subdivision of a state that does one of the following: forbids law enforcement from intervening to restore order during widespread violence or destruction, withdraws law enforcement protection from an area or structure that law enforcement officers are lawfully entitled to access, disempowers or defunds law enforcement agencies, or refuses to accept law enforcement assistance from the federal government amid widespread violence or destruction.

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Title

Lawless Cities Accountability Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-11-09HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2021-05-13HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-05-13HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-05-13HouseIntroduced in House

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