S. 727 (97th): A bill to permit the Secretary of Defense to authorize officers and employees of the Department of Defense who provide police or security functions, including individuals employed pursuant to contract with the Department of Defense, to have the power of arrest on military facilities and installations, and for other purposes.



Mar 17, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 17, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harrison Williams Jr.

Senator from New Jersey



Mar 17, 1981

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