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PA Bill Number: SB531

Title: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms and ...

Description: In general provisions, providing for findings regarding firearms and ammunition; and, in preemptions, providing for regulation of firearms a ...

Last Action: Removed from table

Last Action Date: Jul 15, 2020

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB5779

this is an anti-gun bill   evalutation

A bill removing authority from the elected District Attorney in most incidents involving use of deadly force. The sponsors of this bill have a long history of anti-police rhetoric and often allege wrongdoing by law enforcement where there is none. Their efforts tend to focus more on supporting criminals than the good in society. For that reason, we believe the authority to decide in this incidents should remain with the chief law enforcement officer in each jurisdiction, the elected District Attorney.

Legislation Overview

Title: Grand Jury Reform Act of 2020

Subject: Crime and law enforcement: Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation: Criminal procedure and sentencing: Evidence and witnesses: Law enforcement administration and funding: Law enforcement officers: Violent crime

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.

Session: 116th Congress

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

Last Action Date: February 6, 2020

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/5779/all-info

Sponsors

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50 sponsors: Henry Johnson (D); Eleanor Norton (D); Lacy Clay (D); Alcee Hastings (D); David Scott (D); David Cicilline (D); Gwen Moore (D); Hakeem Jeffries (D); Janice Schakowsky (D); Robin Kelly (D); Gregory Meeks (D); Bennie Thompson (D); Cedric Richmond (D); G. Butterfield (D); Stacey Plaskett (D); Frederica Wilson (D); Ilhan Omar (D); Bobby Rush (D); Ayanna Pressley (D); Yvette Clarke (D); Rashida Tlaib (D); Steve Cohen (D); Don Beyer (D); Katherine Clark (D); Steven Horsford (D); Debra Haaland (D); Joseph Kennedy (D); Sheila Jackson-Lee (D); Pramila Jayapal (D); Barbara Lee (D); Donald Payne (D); Grace Napolitano (D); Terri Sewell (D); Jahana Hayes (D); Bonnie Coleman (D); Kathy Castor (D); Denny Heck (D); Nanette Barragan (D); Lisa Rochester (D); Eliot Engel (D); Brenda Lawrence (D); Katie Porter (D); Mark Pocan (D); Anthony Brown (D); Michael San Nicolas (D); Al Green (D); Ro Khanna (D); Lucille Roybal-Allard (D); David Trone (D); Earl Blumenauer (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Feb 6 2020 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
House Feb 6 2020 Introduced in House
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Feb 8 2020 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: Judiciary

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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