A bill to protect law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: May 16, 2017
Length: 17 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Strange Joins Cornyn in Introducing Bill to ‘Back the Blue’”
— Sen. Luther Strange [R-AL, 2017-2017] (Co-sponsor) on May 19, 2017
Jul 13, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3184 (114th).
May 16, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 15, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1480.
S. 1134 (115th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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