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H.R. 472 (114th): Eric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2015

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

S. 238: Eric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 9, 2016. (compare text)
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

History

Jan 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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H.R. 472 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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