New Cosponsor — Nov 29, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE]
The bill now has 8 cosponsors (7 Democrats, 1 Independent).
Oct 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on October 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Oct 12, 2011
Length: 16 pages
A bill to improve the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program.
Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvements Act of 2011 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise provisions concerning public safety officer death or disability ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1696”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Jun 27, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1696 — 112th Congress: Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvements Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1696
“S. 1696 — 112th Congress: Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvements Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1696>
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