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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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. (2016). 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. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1139>
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