H. R. 7315
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 24, 2020
Ms. Omar (for herself, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Thompson of Mississippi, Ms. Norton, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, and Ms. Ocasio-Cortez) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to clarify the penalty for use of force, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Our Protesters Act of 2020.
Clarification of deprivation of rights under color of law
Section 242 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
United States, and inserting
United States, including the use of force during a response to a protest; and
, or may be sentenced to death.