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H.R. 4584 (114th): POLICE Act of 2016

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 23, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4584

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 23, 2016

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the POLICE Act of 2016.

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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—

(1)

in paragraph (16), by striking ; and at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (17), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(18)

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.

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