To require States and units of local government to have in place laws requiring law enforcement officers to submit reports when an individual is injured or killed by such a law enforcement officer in the course of the officer's employment as a condition on receiving certain grant funding, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 33rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2016
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on September 28, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Veasey Leads Charge to Address Police Transparency & Accountability”
— Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] (Sponsor) on Sep 29, 2016
Sep 28, 2016
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H.R. 6217 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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