H.R. 4193 (106th): Charles A. Lazzaretto Peace Officer Widows and Widowers Protection Act of 1999

Introduced:
Apr 05, 2000 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
James Rogan
Representative for California's 27th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 05, 2000
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 5, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 05, 2000
Referred to Committee Apr 05, 2000
 
Full Title

To provide double damages for malicious, frivolous, or vexatious suits against Federal law enforcement officers surviving widows and widowers.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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4/5/2000--Introduced.
Charles A. Lazzaretto Peace Officer Widows and Widowers Protection Act of 1999 - Provides that whoever maliciously, frivolously, or vexatiously files a civil action against the surviving widow or widower of a Federal law enforcement officer, arising out of the conduct of that officer in the course of duty, shall be liable for double damages and any other appropriate relief.

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