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Introduced in House (10/28/1997)

 
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105th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2755

To provide financial assistance for higher education to the dependents 
 of Federal, State, and local public safety officers who are killed or 
 permanently and totally disabled as the result of a traumatic injury 
                     sustained in the line of duty.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            October 28, 1997

Mr. Stupak (for himself and Mr. Ramstad) introduced the following bill; 
          which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
To provide financial assistance for higher education to the dependents 
 of Federal, State, and local public safety officers who are killed or 
 permanently and totally disabled as the result of a traumatic injury 
                     sustained in the line of duty.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Public Safety Officers Educational 
Assistance Act of 1998''.

SEC. 2. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION TO DEPENDENTS OF 
              PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS KILLED OR PERMANENTLY AND TOTALLY 
              DISABLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

    Part L of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 
(42 U.S.C. 3796 et seq.) is amended--
            (1) in the heading for subpart 2, by striking ``Civilian 
        Federal Law Enforcement'' and inserting ``Public Safety'';
            (2) in section 1211(l), by striking ``civilian Federal law 
        enforcement'' and inserting ``public safety'';
            (3) in section 1212(a)(1)(A), by striking ``Federal law 
        enforcement'' and inserting ``public safety'';
            (4) in section 1216(a), by inserting ``and each dependent 
        of a public safety officer killed in the line of duty on or 
        after October 1, 1997,'' after ``1992,''.
            (5) in section 1217--
                    (A) by striking paragraph (2); and
                    (B) by redesignating paragraphs (3) and
            (4) as (2) and (3), respectively.
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