H.R. 1139 (111th): COPS Improvements Act of 2009


Feb 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Anthony Weiner

Representative for New York's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2009
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

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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Feb 23, 2009

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Mar 25, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Apr 23, 2009
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1139”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


45 cosponsors (43D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 23, 2009 2:22 p.m.
Passed 342/78

Related Bills

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H.R. 1700 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: May 15, 2007

H.R. 1896 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2011

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