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H.R. 2137: Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Law Enforcement Protection Act


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Mar 23, 2021.


Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Law Enforcement Protection Act

This bill explicitly grants extraterritorial jurisdiction over criminal conduct involving the killing (or attempted killing) of a federal officer or employee. The United States may prosecute such conduct that occurs outside the United States.