H.R.5391 - NIH Security Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] (Introduced 09/17/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Government Reform|
|Latest Action:||10/08/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5391 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
NIH Security Act - Requires the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a permanent police force, to be known as the National of Institutes of Health Police. Permits officers in such force to be appointed without regard to the standard maximum age limits under Federal law, with officers appointed above a standard maximum age limit not counted as law enforcement officers for purposes of retirement benefits.
Introduced in House (09/17/2002)
Authorizes NIH Police officers to: (1) carry firearms; (2) serve warrants and subpoenas; (3) conduct investigations; (4) make arrests; and (5) protect the Director of NIH and other officials determined by the Director. Allows NIH Police officers jurisdiction on all NIH properties and on other properties occupied by NIH, as determined by the Director.