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S. 1056 (114th): End Racial Profiling Act of 2015

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A bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015
Length: 21 pages
Apr 22, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


24 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 1 Independent)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin Statement on Department of Justice Report on Baltimore Police Practices
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Aug 10, 2016

Kaine Introduces Bill To Ban Racial Profiling By Law Enforcement
    — Sen. Timothy “Tim” Kaine [D-VA] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 22, 2015

Cardin Calls on Judiciary Committee to Finally Move Forward Legislation on Police Reform, Ending Racial Profiling
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Jul 15, 2016

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Apr 22, 2015

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S. 1056 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1056. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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