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S. 4003 (117th): Law Enforcement De-Escalation Training Act of 2022

A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for training on alternatives to use of force, de-escalation, and mental and behavioral health and suicidal crises.

Sponsor and status

John Cornyn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2022
Length: 11 pages
Apr 5, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 27, 2022

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 27, 2022.

Pub.L. 117-325

22 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 9 Republicans)


Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: S. 4003 – Law Enforcement De-Escalation Training Act of 2022 (Dec 13, 2022)

What legislators are saying

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS- December 16, 2022
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Dec 19, 2022

the daily leader: wednesday, december 14, 2022
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 13, 2022

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - December 09, 2022
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Dec 12, 2022

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 4003 will add $53 million in new spending through 2027.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 8637: Law Enforcement De-Escalation Training Act of 2022

Introduced on Aug 2, 2022. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Apr 5, 2022

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 19, 2022
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 1, 2022
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 25, 2022
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Nov 29, 2022
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Dec 9, 2022
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Rule).

Dec 14, 2022
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 27, 2022
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 4003 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 4003. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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