H.R. 5221: Preventing Tragedies Between Police and Communities Act of 2016

To require that States and localities receiving grants under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program require law enforcement officers to undergo training on and thereafter employ de-escalation techniques to assist in reducing the need for the use of force by such officers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 12, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 12, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 12, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Gwen Moore

Representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2016
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

May 12, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 5221 is 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.

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