H.R. 472: Eric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jan 22, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 22, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 22, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

David McKinley

Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 238 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Mar 9, 2016

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to authorize the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to issue oleoresin capsicum spray to officers and employees of the Bureau of Prisons.

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History

Jan 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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