S. 1038: End Racial Profiling Act of 2013

Introduced:
May 23, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on May 23, 2013
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
See Instead:

H.R. 2851 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jul 30, 2013

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Introduced
May 23, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed Senate
Passed House
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
Benjamin Cardin
Junior Senator from Maryland
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 23, 2013
Length
21 pages
Related Bills
S. 1670 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 06, 2011

H.R. 2851 (Related)
End Racial Profiling Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 30, 2013

 
Full Title

A bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes.

Summary

No summaries available.

 
Prognosis

4% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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Library of Congress Summary

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5/23/2013--Introduced.
End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 - Prohibits any law enforcement agent or agency from engaging in racial profiling. Grants the United States or an individual injured by racial profiling the right to obtain declaratory or injunctive relief.
Requires federal law enforcement agencies to maintain adequate policies and procedures to eliminate racial profiling and to cease existing practices that permit racial profiling.
Requires state or local governmental entities or state, local, or tribal law enforcement agencies that apply for grants under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program and the Cops on the Beat Program to certify that they maintain adequate policies and procedures for eliminating racial profiling and have eliminated any existing practices that permit or encourage racial profiling.
Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants and contracts for the collection of data relating to racial profiling and for the development of best practices and systems to eliminate racial profiling. Requires the Attorney General to issue regulations for the collection and compilation of data on racial profiling and for the implementation of this Act.

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