H.R. 2619 (112th): Veterans Affairs Active Shooter Training Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Jul 21, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2619

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 21, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Deutch) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

A BILL

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that law enforcement personnel charged with security functions at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers receive active shooter training.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Veterans Affairs Active Shooter Training Act of 2011.

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Active shooter training for personnel responsible for security at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall establish policies and promulgate guidelines to ensure that law enforcement personnel charged with security functions at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers receive active shooter training, as described in finding 4.3 of the Department of Defense document entitled Protecting the Force: Lessons from Fort Hood.