S. 2168 (108th): Equity in Law Enforcement Act


Mar 4, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Mar 4, 2004
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

3/4/2004--Introduced.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.


Mar 4, 2004

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2168”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (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. 1448 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 2007

H.R. 3523 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 2003

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