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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
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4 Cosponsors (4 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“congresswoman sheila Jackson Lee commends swift and decisive action by baltimore states attorney in bringing criminal charges against officers responsible for death of freddie gray”
— Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] (Sponsor) on May 11, 2015
Dec 11, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5858 (113th).
Jan 6, 2015
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H.R. 59 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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