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H.R. 6943: Public Safety Officer Support Act of 2022

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To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize public safety officer death benefits to officers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

David Trone

Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 19, 2022
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Mar 7, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 18, 2022

This bill passed in the House on May 18, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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Cosponsors

48 Cosponsors (30 Democrats, 18 Republicans)

Prognosis
40% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

S. 3635 (same title)
Ordered Reported — May 26, 2022

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History

Mar 7, 2022
 
Introduced

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May 11, 2022
 
Ordered Reported

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May 16, 2022
 
Text Published

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May 18, 2022
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 18, 2022
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 6943 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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