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Public Law No: 114-180 (06/22/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.)

Federal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act of 2015

(Sec. 4) This bill authorizes a federal law enforcement officer to carry a government-issued firearm during a covered furlough (i.e., a planned event during which an agency involuntarily furloughs employees due to downsizing, reduced funding, lack of work, or budget constraints including a lapse in appropriations).