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Feb 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 23, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for New York's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2009
Length: 16 pages
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to enhance the COPS ON THE BEAT grant program, and for other purposes.
4/23/2009--Passed House amended.COPS Improvements Act of 2009 - Section2 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to expand the authority of the Attorney General to ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Passed House
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1896 (112th).
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Last Action: May 15, 2007
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1139 — 111th Congress: COPS Improvements Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1139
“H.R. 1139 — 111th Congress: COPS Improvements Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1139>
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