To provide grants to State, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies to purchase chemical screening devices and train personnel to use chemical screening devices in order to enhance law enforcement efficiency and protect law enforcement officers.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 17, 2018
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 17, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
May 17, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 3, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2070.
H.R. 5871 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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