H.R. 429: Grand Jury Reform Act of 2015

To provide that in the case of a law enforcement officer who uses deadly force against a person, and thereby causes the death of that person, a hearing shall be conducted before a judge to determine whether there is probable cause for the State to bring criminal charges against the law enforcement officer relating to the death of the person, and for other purposes.

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Jan 21, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 21, 2015

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Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr.

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
Length: 7 pages


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Jan 21, 2015

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