S. 1162: Federal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act of 2015

A bill to ensure Federal law enforcement officers remain able to ensure their own safety, and the safety of their families, during a covered furlough.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Apr 30, 2015


Referred to Committee on Apr 30, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 30, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2015
Length: 4 pages


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

See Instead:

H.R. 2137 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 22, 2016


Apr 30, 2015

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Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 1162 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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