Text: H.R.6380 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/18/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6380


To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 18, 2016

Mr. Hurd of Texas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2016”.

SEC. 2. Prioritizing hiring and training of veterans.

Section 1701(b)(2) of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796dd(b)(2)) is amended by inserting “, including by prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans (as defined in section 101 of title 38, United States Code)” after “Nation”.