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Introduced in House (12/19/2001)

United States Capitol Police Authorization Act of 2001 - Authorizes appropriations for the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) for salaries and expenses. Establishes the maximum number of full-time equivalent positions and adjusts rates of pay to be comparable to those of the U.S. Secret Service Uniformed Division and the U.S. Park Police, as specified, but bars any rate decrease.

Makes proceeds from property disposal or insurance compensation a credit to the appropriation.

Sets forth procedures governing the administration of a monetary award program for incentive, performance, and specialty skills pay.

Authorizes the Capitol Police Board to lease facilities and property.

Places certain leased property under the control of the Chief of the USCP, permitting additional uses as specified.

Requires USCP firearms to be disposed of in accordance with Capitol Police Board regulations.

Authorizes appropriations from the Emergency Response Fund to the USCP for emergency response.

Includes the buildings and grounds of the U.S. Botanic Garden within the purview of the USCP.