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S. 2260: A bill to increase the maximum penalties for assaulting Federal officers by 50 percent.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 24, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2260

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 24, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To increase the maximum penalties for assaulting Federal officers by 50 percent.

1.

Protecting law enforcement officers in the line of duty

Chapter 7 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in section 111(b), by striking 20 years and inserting 30 years; and

(2)

in section 115(b)(1)(B)—

(A)

in clause (i), by striking 1 year and inserting 18 months;

(B)

in clause (ii), by striking 10 years and inserting 15 years;

(C)

in clause (iii), by striking 20 years and inserting 30 years; and

(D)

in clause (iv), by striking 30 years and inserting 45 years.