S. 238: Eric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2015

Introduced:

Jan 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 9, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 9, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-133

Sponsor:

Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2016
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to authorize the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to issue oleoresin capsicum spray to officers and employees of the Bureau of Prisons.

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History

Jan 22, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 16, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 24, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 9, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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