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H.R. 2314: Protect Our Police Act

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Since 1997, the so-called 1033 Program allows the U.S. military to loan its surplus or extra equipment to law enforcement agencies around the country. Through the years, that has included items such as armored trucks, bayonets, and grenade launchers.

These are considered loans because the property still technically belongs to the Department of Defense, so in theory they could ask for it back, although in practice that rarely happens. However, it does happen occasionally — under an Obama administration executive order, all 138 grenade launchers loaned out on the program through the years were prohibited and returned in 2015–16.

The 1033 Program was nicknamed after the portion of federal law which greenlit the program: Section 1033 …

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Robert “Bob” Good

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Apr 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Apr 1, 2021

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16 Cosponsors (16 Republicans)

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Apr 1, 2021

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