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PA Bill Number: HB440

Title: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and for ...

Description: In criminal history record information, further providing for expungement, for petition for limited access, for clean slate limited access and f ...

Last Action: Presented to the Governor

Last Action Date: Oct 22, 2020

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Federal Legislation Tagged With 'Law Enforcement' Tag

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SB4630

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Defend Our Defenders Act of 2020

Description: Defend Our Defenders Act of 2020

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: September 21, 2020

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SB4445

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Protect Our Prosecutors and Judges Act of 2020

Description: Protect Our Prosecutors and Judges Act of 2020

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: August 5, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB7281

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Dismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020

Description: Dismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 18, 2020

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HB7252

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Promoting Fair and Effective Policing Through Research Act

Description: Promoting Fair and Effective Policing Through Research Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation.

Last Action Date: August 1, 2020

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HB7194

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Mandatory Minimum Reform Act of 2020

Description: Mandatory Minimum Reform Act of 2020

Last Action: Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Last Action Date: June 11, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB3960

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Promoting Public Safety and Supporting Law Enforcement Act of 2020

Description: Promoting Public Safety and Supporting Law Enforcement Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to withhold 5% of highway safety program and national priority safety program funding from states and local governments that defund or otherwise reduce funding for a law enforcement entity without a clear budgetary reason. A state or local government may submit documentation or other evidence to DOT for review to determine if the defunding of, or other reduction in funding for, a law enforcement entity was carried out for a clear budgetary reason.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SB4011

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Immigration Enforcement Moratorium Act

Description: Immigration Enforcement Moratorium Act

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 18, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SB3912

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Description: Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 8, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SB3931

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act

Description: Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

Last Action Date: June 10, 2020

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HB7221

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Prohibiting Law Enforcement Use of Chemical Weapons Act

Description: Prohibiting Law Enforcement Use of Chemical Weapons Act This bill prohibits federal, state, and local law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons in the course of policing activities. It also requires law enforcement agencies to dispose of chemical weapons that were acquired for such use.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 15, 2020

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HR1013

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Resolving that jurisdictions seeking to dismantle or reduce funding for the jurisdiction's police force should not unduly burden residents who seek to defend themselves.

Description: Resolving that jurisdictions seeking to dismantle or reduce funding for the jurisdiction's police force should not unduly burden residents who seek to defend themselves.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: June 22, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB6414

Session: 116th Congress

Title: COVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020

Description: COVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020 This bill establishes a new grant program to help states and local governments prevent, detect, and stop the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in correctional facilities. Specifically, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must award grants to states and local governments that release certain persons—persons who do not pose a serious risk or who meet certain criteria based on age or health—from correctional facilities. Additionally, DOJ must award grants to states and local governments that adopt cite-and-release procedures for suspects who do not pose a public safety risk.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: March 27, 2020

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HB5836

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Prosecuting Gun Crimes Saves Lives Act

Description: Prosecuting Gun Crimes Saves Lives Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 10, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB5777

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Police Accountability Act of 2020

Description: Police Accountability Act of 2020 This bill establishes a new criminal offense for conduct by certain state or local law enforcement officers in the line of duty that constitutes murder or manslaughter.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 6, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB5779

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Grand Jury Reform Act of 2020

Description: Grand Jury Reform Act of 2020 This bill conditions a state or local government's receipt of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program on the state's compliance with certain requirements following an incident involving the use of deadly force by a local law enforcement officer that results in a person's death. Specifically, the governor must appoint a special prosecutor to present evidence before a judge to determine whether probable cause exists to criminally charge the law enforcement officer. The hearing must be open to the public.

Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: February 6, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB3244

Session: 116th Congress

Title: HERO Act of 2020 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2020

Description: HERO Act of 2020 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2020 This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 911 operators). For example, the bill establishes (1) a public-safety officer suicide-reporting system at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and (2) a grant program for peer-support behavioral health and wellness programs within fire departments and emergency medical services agencies.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Last Action Date: January 28, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB3242

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safeguarding Americans' Private Records Act of 2020

Description: Safeguarding Americans' Private Records Act of 2020 This bill imposes limitations on investigative powers provided under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA), reauthorizes certain FISA programs, and makes related changes. Provisions include reauthorizing to December 15, 2023, FISA authority to obtain business records, but also repealing the power to use such authority to obtain records on an ongoing basis; excluding certain data, such as cell phone location, from FISA authority to access business records; establishing that nonpublic information collected under FISA authority may not be retained for more than three years unless the information includes foreign intelligence information; disallowing the use of FISA-collected business records for criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings except in certain instances, such as cases involving a specific cybersecurity threat from a foreign country; requiring a government entity to notify a targeted person that the entity intends to use in court business records collected under FISA; excluding cell site location and global positioning system information from FISA authority for using a pen register or trap and trace device to collect evidence; reauthorizing to December 15, 2023, the power to treat individual terrorists as foreign agents; expanding the powers of FISA court amicus curiae (outside parties appointed to assist in a case), such as by authorizing the amicus to refer a FISA court decision to the FISA Court of Review; and repealing the government's authority to use National Security Letters to obtain financial or communications records without a court order.

Last Action: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 28, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HR817

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the designation of January 2020 as "National Stalking Awareness Month".

Description: Raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by expressing support for the designation of January 2020 as "National Stalking Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Stalking Awareness Month. Additionally, it does the following: applauds the efforts of service providers, police, prosecutors, national and community organizations, campuses, and private sector supporters to promote awareness of stalking; encourages increased awareness of stalking and the availability of services for stalking victims; and urges national and community organizations, private businesses, and the media to promote awareness of the crime of stalking through National Stalking Awareness Month.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: February 7, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB5675

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Safeguarding Americans' Private Records Act of 2020

Description: Safeguarding Americans' Private Records Act of 2020 This bill imposes limitations on investigative powers provided under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA), reauthorizes certain FISA programs, and makes related changes. Provisions include reauthorizing to December 15, 2023, FISA authority to obtain business records, but also repealing the power to use such authority to obtain records on an ongoing basis; excluding certain data, such as cell phone location, from FISA authority to access business records; establishing that nonpublic information collected under FISA authority may not be retained for more than three years unless the information includes foreign intelligence information; disallowing the use of FISA-collected business records for criminal, civil, or administrative proceedings except in certain instances, such as cases involving a specific cybersecurity threat from a foreign country; requiring a government entity to notify a targeted person that the entity intends to use in court business records collected under FISA; excluding cell site location and global positioning system information from FISA authority for using a pen register or trap and trace device to collect evidence; reauthorizing to December 15, 2023, the power to treat individual terrorists as foreign agents; expanding the powers of FISA court amicus curiae (outside parties appointed to assist in a case), such as by authorizing the amicus to refer a FISA court decision to the FISA Court of Review; and repealing the government's authority to use National Security Letters to obtain financial or communications records without a court order.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight, Management, and Accountability.

Last Action Date: January 30, 2020

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HB3420

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act

Description: Federal Law Enforcement and Public Protection Act This bill directs each civilian or military federal law enforcement agency to prescribe requirements for the safe storage and locking of service firearms when they are not in use. It specifies minimum standards for safe storage and locking, directs agencies to report lost or stolen firearms, and requires agencies to provide training and written materials to law enforcement officers.

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

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HB3552

Session: 116th Congress

Title: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

Description: Unlawful Gun Buyer Alert Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: July 30, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1339

Session: 116th Congress

Title: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Description: MVP Act of 2019 The Mass Violence Prevention Act of 2019

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019

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HB1156

Session: 116th Congress

Title: LEOSA Reform Act

Description: LEOSA Reform Act

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 25, 2019