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USSB3607EnrollSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-08-04
Presented to President.
USSB4346EngrossAntitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Permanent Extension Act
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2020-07-30
Held at the desk.
USHB4761EngrossDHS Opioid Detection Resilience Act of 2019 This bill establishes new requirements related to the detection of illicit narcotics at ports of entry. Specifically, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) must implement a strategy to ensure chemical sc...
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2020-07-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502.
USHB886EnrollVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2020-07-28
Presented to President.
USHB2678IntroNo President is Above the Law Act
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2020-07-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USSB3398IntroEARN IT Act of 2020 Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020 This bill revises the framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. Among other things, the bill does the following: e...
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2020-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USSR645IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that mob violence should be condemned. This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that vandalism, mob violence, and the mob mentality should be condemned.
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4114IntroNo Tear Gas or Projectiles Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7036EngrossAntitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Permanent Extension Act
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 486.
USSB3377EngrossAntitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Permanent Extension Act
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
USHJR92IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the use of slavery and involuntary servitude as a punishment for a crime. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the use of slavery or involunt...
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2020-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7384IntroSafer Communities Act
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2020-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7381IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to include a penalty for the destruction of a memorial of a constitutional leader, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1023IntroCalling for justice for George Floyd and others, and condemning violence and rioting.
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4074IntroFAIR Act Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act of 2019
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2020-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4068IntroBackground Check Completion Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USSB4064IntroLaw Enforcement De-Escalation Training Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7315IntroProtecting Our Protesters Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR621IntroA resolution designating June 15, 2020, as "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 15, 2020, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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2020-06-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2976-2977)
USSB4051IntroA bill to improve the ability of law enforcement agencies to access encrypted data, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR40IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that undue restrictions on the right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a firearm for self-defense outside of the home violate the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2020-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4040IntroGun Owner Privacy Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1013IntroResolving that jurisdictions seeking to dismantle or reduce funding for the jurisdiction's police force should not unduly burden residents who seek to defend themselves.
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2020-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4034IntroCOVID-19 Safer Detention Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7297IntroStrengthening the Posse Comitatus Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR631IntroA resolution honoring the life and service of David Dorn and expressing condolences to the family of David Dorn.
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2020-06-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3110-3111; text: CR S3107-3108)
USSB4000IntroAndrew Kearse Accountability for Denial of Medical Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7252IntroPromoting Fair and Effective Policing Through Research Act
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2020-06-18
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7235IntroStop Biometric Surveillance by Law Enforcement Act
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7245IntroCommunity Outpost Outreach and Engagement Act
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7268IntroAndrew Kearse Accountability for Denial of Medical Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7281IntroDismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7284IntroPAC Act Police Accountability and Community Engagement Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7278IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7270IntroCount the Crimes to Cut Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3987IntroA bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that COPS grant funds may be used for local law enforcement recruits to attend schools or academics if the recruits agree to serve in precincts of law enforcement agenc...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3973IntroTargeting Child Predators Act of 2020
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2746PassLaw Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act This bill directs the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to establish a new program—the Law Enforcement Officers Suicide Data Collection Program—to prevent and understand law enforcement suicides. Fe...
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2020-06-16
Became Public Law No: 116-143. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3968IntroBetter Community Policing Recognition Act This bill creates an award—the Better Community Policing Award—for law enforcement officers who exemplify best practices or significant innovation to reduce the excessive use of force or improve community...
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2020-06-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1002IntroStrongly condemning the recent acts of violence, riots, and looting in the United States.
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1007IntroCalling for justice for George Floyd and opposing efforts to defund the police.
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7199IntroCommunity Policing Act This bill directs the Department of Justice to make grants to law enforcement agencies for de-escalation training and community outreach.
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7206IntroExcessive Force Prevention and Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7221IntroProhibiting Law Enforcement Use of Chemical Weapons Act This bill prohibits federal, state, and local law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons in the course of policing activities. It also requires law enforcement agencies to dispose of c...
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7196IntroRight to PROTEST Act of 2020
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR614IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the heinous attack at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016. This resolution commemorates the 49 victims killed in the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. It also offe...
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2020-06-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2910-2911; text: CR S2936)
USHB7150IntroCOPS Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7153IntroLaw Enforcement Identification Act
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
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