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Protecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2016

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Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit any regulation, rule, guidance, recommendation, or policy issued after May 15, 2015, that limits the sale or donation of excess property of the Federal Government to State and local agencies for law enforcement activities, and for other purposes.


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Date
03/23/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
04/28/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
04/05/2016Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
03/23/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/23/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/23/2016Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/23/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Judiciary03/23/2016 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations04/28/2016 Referred to
House Armed Services03/23/2016 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness04/05/2016 Referred to

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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.