H.R. 5688 (111th): Law Enforcement Torture Prevention Act of 2010


Jul 1, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 1, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Danny Davis

Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the rates of disability compensation for disabled veterans and of dependency and indemnity compensation for surviving spouses and children of veterans, to increase the rates of subsistence and educational assistance allowances for veterans pursuing vocational rehabilitation programs under chapter 31 of such title and for veterans and eligible persons pursuing programs of education or training under chapter 34, 35, or 36 of such title, to increase the opportunities for vocational rehabilitation of certain veterans receiving disability compensation, and to provide vocational training opportunities for certain veterans receiving pension; and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/1/2010--Introduced.Law Enforcement Torture Prevention Act of 2010 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a prison term of up to 10 years on any person who, acting under color ... Read more >

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Jul 1, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5688”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 3781 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

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