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H.R. 2381 (114th): Racial Profiling Prevention Act

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The Racial Profiling Prevention Act would provide funding to states to enforce laws prohibiting racial profiling in traffic stops on federal highways. Funding would be in the form of grants given to states that have sufficiently demonstrated such enforcement. These grants must then be used for the collection of traffic data and implementation of programs to reduce racial profiling. Rep. Eleanor Norton (D-DC), the bill’s sponsor, said in a press release that the bill is a response to recent events in Baltimore and Ferguson. The bill was introduced in ...

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Eleanor Norton

Sponsor. Representative for the District of Columbia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 15, 2015
Length: 4 pages
May 15, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.



May 15, 2015

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H.R. 2381 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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