H. R. 4584
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 23, 2016
Mr. Carter of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds for active shooter training, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
POLICE Act of 2016.
Additional authorized use of COPS funds
Section 1701(b) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796dd(b)) is amended—
in paragraph (16), by striking
; and at the end;
in paragraph (17), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; and; and
by adding at the end the following:
to participate in nationally-recognized active shooter training programs that offer scenario-based, integrated response courses designed to counter active shooter threats or acts of terrorism against individuals or facilities.