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Protect Our Heroes Act of 2016

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A bill to protect Federal, State, and local public safety officers.


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12/09/2016Introduced in Senate

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12/09/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Senate Judiciary12/09/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (12/09/2016)

Protect Our Heroes Act of 2016

This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime: (1) to kill, or attempt or conspire to kill, a federal judge, a federal law enforcement officer, or a federally funded public safety officer who is on duty; or (2) to kill a former federal judge, federal law enforcement officer, or federally funded public safety officer on account of their past performance of duties. An offender is subject to criminal penalties—a fine and a mandatory minimum prison term.

This bill also makes it a crime: (1) to assault, or attempt to assault, a federally funded public safety officer who is on duty; or (2) to assault a former federally funded public safety officer on account of their past performance of official duties or because of their perceived status as a federally funded public safety officer. An offender is subject to criminal penalties—a fine and a mandatory minimum prison term.