To prohibit any regulation, rule, guidance, recommendation, or policy issued after May 15, 2015, that limits the sale or donation of excess property of the Federal Government to State and local agencies for law enforcement activities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 10, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Ratcliffe applauds President Trump for restoring police access to life-saving equipment”
— Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4] (Sponsor) on Aug 28, 2017
“Rep. Trott Votes to Protect Our Nations Police Officers”
— Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 16, 2018
“Newhouse Reintroduces Veterans Emergency Treatment Bill”
— Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4] on Jan 12, 2017
Mar 23, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4880 (114th).
Jan 10, 2017
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H.R. 426 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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