H. R. 3250
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 14, 2021
Mr. Hollingsworth (for himself, Mr. Budd, and Mr. Rutherford) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit uniformed law enforcement officers to carry agency-issued firearms in certain Federal facilities, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Officers of the Law In Civilian Establishments Act of 2021 or as the
POLICE Act of 2021.
Permitting uniformed law enforcement officers to carry agency-issued firearms
Section 930 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
in subsection (d)—
in paragraph (2), by striking
or at the end;
in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; or; and
by adding at the end the following:
the lawful carrying of agency-issued firearms and other dangerous weapons in Facility Security Level I and II Federal civilian public access facilities by a uniformed officer, agent, or employee of the United States, a State, or a political subdivision thereof, who is authorized by law to engage in or supervise the prevention, detection, investigation, or prosecution of any violation of law.
in subsection (g), by adding at the end the following:
Facility Security Level means a security risk assessment level assigned to a Federal facility by the facility’s security agency in accordance with the biannually issued Interagency Security Committee Standard.
civilian public access facility means a facility open to the general public.
uniformed officer, agent, or employee means an officer, agent, or employee wearing a clearly identifiable agency standard-issued uniform with a clearly identifiable agency-issued identification badge.