S. 2554 (112th): Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2012

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Introduced:

May 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 17, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend the authorization of the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program through fiscal year 2017.

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History

May 7, 2012
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2012
 
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11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
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Votes

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Related Bills

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S. 933 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2013

H.R. 5742 (Related)
Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 2012

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