H.R.4880 - Protecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] (Introduced 03/23/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||04/28/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4880 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/23/2016)
Protecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2016
This bill invalidates any regulation, rule, guidance, recommendation, or policy issued after May 15, 2015, that limits the sale or donation of excess federal property to state and local law enforcement agencies unless enacted by Congress.
Additionally, it prohibits the use of federal funds to implement such regulation, rule, guidance, recommendation, or policy.
Property that was recalled or seized on or after May 15, 2015, must be returned, replaced, or reissued to the state or local law enforcement agency.