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

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.



Apr 21, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 22, 2016

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


Pub.L. 114-199


John Cornyn

Senior Senator from Texas



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 1 pages


Apr 21, 2016

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May 12, 2016
Reported by Committee

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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.

S. 2840 is 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.

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