A bill to provide for grants for States that require fair and impartial police training for law enforcement officers of that State and to incentivize States to enact laws requiring the independent investigation and prosecution of the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 20, 2019
Length: 7 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on June 20, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
22 Cosponsors (21 Democrats, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Duckworth on Senate Floor Urges Every American to Fight for Justice in Wake of George Floyd’s Killing”
— Sen. Tammy Duckworth [D-IL] (Sponsor) on Jun 2, 2020
“Cantwell Joins Booker, Harris, Congressional Black Caucus to Introduce Comprehensive Law Enforcement Reform Legislation”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 8, 2020
Apr 4, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 814 (115th).
Jun 20, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 11, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 738 (117th).
S. 1938 (116th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1938. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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