Summary: H.R.5753 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/13/2016)

This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish the Office of Non-Lethal Technologies and Techniques to coordinate, develop, and refine non-lethal technologies and techniques.

It authorizes the office to award matching grants to state and local law enforcement agencies to purchase non-lethal force technologies and to promote and train officers in the use of non-lethal technologies, strategies, and techniques.

The General Services Administration must identify savings to offset the cost of the grant program.