To hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 37th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2020
Length: 138 pages
What legislators are saying
“Chairwoman Maloney Speaks on House Floor in Support for Justice in Policing Act”
— Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 26, 2020
“Engel Statement on Passage of George Floyd Justice in Policing Act”
— Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 26, 2020
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 7120 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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