To amend title 18, United States Code, to punish criminal offenses targeting law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 22, 2019
Length: 5 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 22, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rutherford, Demings Reintroduce Protect and Serve Act”
— Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL4] (Sponsor) on Mar 4, 2019
“Joyce Joins Effort to Enhance Federal Penalties for Criminals Who Deliberately Target Law Enforcement Officers”
— Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 23, 2020
“Demings, Rutherford Reintroduce Protect and Serve Act”
— Rep. Val Demings [D-FL10] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 4, 2019
May 16, 2018
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5698 (115th).
Feb 22, 2019
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H.R. 1325 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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