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H.R. 306 (114th): National Statistics on Deadly Force Transparency Act of 2015

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To require the Attorney General to issue rules pertaining to the collection and compilation of data on the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers.

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Sponsor and status

Steve Cohen

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Jan 13, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 13, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Ranking Member Cohen: SC Police Shooting of Unarmed Man Stresses Need for Public Reporting of Law Enforcements Use of Deadly Force
    — Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Sponsor) on Apr 8, 2015

Garamendi Calls for Long Term Transportation Solutions, Votes for Must Pass Short Term Stopgap
    — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] on Jul 15, 2015

Congressman Cohen: FBI Director Is Right, Police Departments Should Have to Report Police Shootings
    — Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] (Sponsor) on Feb 12, 2015

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Jan 13, 2015

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H.R. 306 (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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