H.R. 926 (109th): VA Police Powers Act


Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Gerlach

Representative for Pennsylvania's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize Department of Veterans Affairs police officers to execute on Department property arrest warrants of a State or local government within the jurisdiction of which such Department property is located.

Summary (CRS)

2/17/2005--Introduced.VA Police Powers Act - Authorizes a Department of Veterans Affairs police officer to execute on Department property any arrest warrant issued by a court or officer of competent jurisdiction ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 926”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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