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H.R. 2892: Protecting Our Protesters Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 28, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2892

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 28, 2021

(for herself, Ms. Norton, and Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to clarify the penalty for use of force, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Our Protesters Act of 2021.

2.

Clarification of deprivation of rights under color of law

Section 242 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking United States, and inserting United States, including the use of force during a response to a protest,; and

(2)

by striking , or may be sentenced to death.