To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide standards and procedures to guide State and local law enforcement agencies and law enforcement officers during internal investigations, interrogation of law enforcement officers, and administrative disciplinary hearings, to ensure accountability of law enforcement officers, to guarantee the due process rights of law enforcement officers, and to require States to enact law enforcement discipline, accountability, and due process laws.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
Length: 44 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Apr 2, 2009
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H.R. 1972 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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