H.R. 59: Build TRUST Act of 2015

To provide for a reduction in the amount that may be awarded to a unit of local government under subpart 1 of part E of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3750 et seq.) for a unit of local government that funds an amount that is greater than 18 percent of its operating budget using revenue generated from collecting fines and other fees related to violations of traffic laws, and for other purposes.

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Jan 6, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2015

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Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 6 pages


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Jan 6, 2015

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