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Public Law No: 114-199 (07/22/2016)

 
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Public Law 114-199
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to 
authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds for active shooter training, 
      and for other purposes. <<NOTE: July 22, 2016 -  [S. 2840]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Protecting Our 
Lives by Initiating COPS Expansion Act of 2016. 42 USC 3711 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Protecting Our Lives by Initiating 
COPS Expansion Act of 2016'' or the ``POLICE Act of 2016''.
SEC. 2. ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZED USE OF COPS FUNDS.

    Section 1701(b) of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe 
Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796dd(b)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (16), by striking ``and'' at the end;
            (2) by redesignating paragraph (17) as paragraph (18);
            (3) by inserting after paragraph (16) the following:
            ``(17) to participate in nationally recognized active 
        shooter training programs that offer scenario-based, integrated 
        response courses designed to counter active shooter threats or 
        acts of terrorism against individuals or facilities; and''; and
            (4) in paragraph (18), as redesignated, by striking ``(16)'' 
        and inserting ``(17)''.

    Approved July 22, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 2840:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            May 18, considered and passed Senate.
            July 12, considered and passed House.

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