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S. 2944 (114th): Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2016

A bill to require adequate reporting on the Public Safety Officers' Benefits program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 18, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on November 29, 2016 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Senator from Iowa

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2016
Length: 11 pages

History

May 18, 2016
 
Introduced

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May 26, 2016
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 9, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 29, 2016
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

S. 2944 (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.

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

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