H.R. 3523 (108th): Equity in Law Enforcement Act


Nov 19, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 19, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Chris Bell

Representative for Texas's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 19, 2003
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To extend the same Federal benefits to law enforcement officers serving private institutions of higher education and rail carriers, that apply to law enforcement officers serving units of State and local government.

Summary (CRS)

Equity in Law Enforcement Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include within the definition of "public safety officer" (thus qualifying for line-of-duty ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 19, 2003

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3523”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (11D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2168 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 2004

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