H.R.115 - Thin Blue Line Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-116|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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- Passed Senate
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- Became Law
Text: H.R.115 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Referred in Senate (05/22/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide additional aggravating factors for the imposition of the death penalty based on the status of the victim.
This Act may be cited as the “Thin Blue Line Act”.
Section 3592(c) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting after paragraph (16) the following:
“(i) to engage in or supervise the prevention, detention, investigation, or prosecution, or the incarceration of any person for any criminal violation of law;
“(ii) to apprehend, arrest, or prosecute an individual for any criminal violation of law; or
“(iii) to be a firefighter or other first responder.
“(i) while he or she was engaged in the performance of his or her official duties;
“(ii) because of the performance of his or her official duties; or
“(iii) because of his or her status as a public official or employee.”.
Passed the House of Representatives May 18, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|