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Text of the Officer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on June 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 4, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2235

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 4, 2013

(for himself, Mr. Keating, Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Markey, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Neal, Mr. Tierney, and Ms. Tsongas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide death benefits for campus police officers.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Officer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013 .

2.

Death benefits for campus police officers

Section 1204 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 ( 42 U.S.C. 3796b ) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (9) as paragraphs (2) through (10), respectively;

(2)

by inserting the following before paragraph (2) (as so redesignated):

(1)

campus police officer means a police officer—

(A)

who is authorized to enforce the criminal laws (including the authorization to make arrests); and

(B)

who is employed by an institution of higher education (as such term is defined in section 101 of the Higher Education Act of 1965), including a police or similar department operated by such institution;

; and

(3)

in paragraph (10) (as so redesignated)—

(A)

in subparagraph (C)(ii), by striking or at the end;

(B)

in subparagraph (D), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or ; and

(C)

by inserting after subparagraph (D) the following:

(E)

a campus police officer.

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3.

Effective date

The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to a personal injury sustained in the line of duty by a campus police officer occurring on or after April 15, 2013.