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PA Bill Number: HB2440

Title: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firearms ...

Description: Providing for the designation of shooting ranges, sportsman clubs, hunting facilities and business relating to the sale and production of firear ...

Last Action: Veto No. 16

Last Action Date: Nov 25, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB306

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Tracking of deadly force by law enforcement.

Legislation Overview

Title: National Statistics on Deadly Force Transparency Act of 2015

Subject: Administrative law and regulatory procedures: Census and government statistics: Criminal justice information and records: Department of Justice: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Racial and ethnic relations: Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination: Crime and law enforcement

Description: National Statistics on Deadly Force Transparency Act of 2015 Requires the Attorney General to issue regulations for the collection and compilation of data pertaining to the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers, which shall require: the collection of data on all instances wherein deadly force was used; the data to include information on the characteristics of the officer and the person who was the target of deadly force (excluding personally identifiable information), the alleged criminal activity of such person, when and where the deadly force occurred, the nature of the deadly force used, the law enforcement agency's explanation of why deadly force was used, any deadly force guidelines of the law enforcement agency in effect at the time, and any non-lethal efforts employed to apprehend or subdue the person before deadly force was used; a standardized form be made available to law enforcement agencies for the submission of data collected to the Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics; and law enforcement agencies to maintain all data collected for not less than four years. Requires the Bureau to provide the data to Congress and make it available to the public. Restricts the disclosure of the name or identifying information of a law enforcement officer, a person who was the target of deadly force, or any other individual involved in any activity for which such data is collected. Directs the Attorney General to reduce by 10% the amount that would otherwise be awarded under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to a state or local government that fails to comply with the requirements of this Act.

Session: 114th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 5, 2015

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/306/all-info

Sponsors

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21 sponsors: Steve Cohen (D); Elijah Cummings (D); David Cicilline (D); Katherine Clark (D); Luis Gutierrez (D); Raul Grijalva (D); Juan Vargas (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Mark Takano (D); Judy Chu (D); Barbara Lee (D); Bobby Rush (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Michelle Lujan Grisham (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Henry Johnson (D); Charles Rangel (D); Beto O'Rourke (D); Jose Serrano (D); Lacy Clay (D); Jerrold Nadler (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 5 2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jan 13 2015 Introduced in House
House Jan 13 2015 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 22 2015 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

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