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H.R. 3249: Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3249 officially establishes the Project Safe Neighborhoods Block Grant Program within the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs to foster and improve existing partnerships to create safer neighborhoods through sustained reductions in violent crimes. The Program, first created in 2001, had previously been funded through other grants. The legislation authorizes $50 million a year for each of fiscal years 2019 through 2020.

The Senate Amendment adds additional areas of purpose for the Grant Program, including the collection of data on outcomes achieved through the Program, competitive ...

Sponsor and status

Barbara Comstock

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jul 14, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 18, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 18, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-185

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2703: Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018

Introduced on Apr 18, 2018. 91% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 14, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 14, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Mar 14, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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May 16, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

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Jun 6, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

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Jun 18, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

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H.R. 3249 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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