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Reported to House without amendment (05/08/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Probation Officer Protection Act of 2017

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person (i.e., a person other than the probationer) without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe the person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a probation officer engaged in the performance of official duties.