H.R. 1428: American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 8, 2017

Status:

Passed House on May 16, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 16, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Will Hurd

Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 583 (same title)
Passed House & Senate — May 17, 2017

History

Mar 8, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 16, 2017
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1428 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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