S. 2840: Protecting Our Lives by Initiating COPS Expansion Act of 2016

Introduced:

Apr 21, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 22, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-199

Sponsor:

John Cornyn

Senior Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 1 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds for active shooter training, and for other purposes.

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History

Apr 21, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 2016
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 18, 2016
 
Passed Senate

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

Jul 12, 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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 22, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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