S. 2572 (94th): Public Safety Officers Benefits Act


Oct 28, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 28, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John McClellan

Senator from Arkansas


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide a Federal death benefit to the survivors of public safety officers.

Summary (CRS)

Public Safety Officers' Benefits Act - Provides that a public safety officer who dies in the line of duty from injuries directly and proximately caused by a criminal act, or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 28, 1975

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2572”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 15 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House with Changes
Last Action: Apr 24, 1974

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