About the bill
A bill that recently passed the House with large bipartisan support would change the way our country punishes anybody who kills or attempts to kill a law enforcement or police officer.
128 law enforcement officers were killed in 2017. And 2018 is on pace to exceed 2017. While the trend during this century is down, both this year’s and last year’s numbers were higher than the modern low of 2013.
How might legislators try to bring these statistics down further?
What the bill does
The Protect and ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 17, 2018
Length: 5 pages
H.R. 5698 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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