H.R.1892 - Honoring Hometown Heroes Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] (Introduced 04/04/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-119|
|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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Text: H.R.1892 — 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 4, United States Code, to provide for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder in the line of duty.
This Act may be cited as the “Honoring Hometown Heroes Act”.
(1) by striking “or” after “possession of the United States” and inserting a comma;
(2) by inserting “or the death of a first responder working in any State, territory, or possession who dies while serving in the line of duty,” after “while serving on active duty,”;
(3) by striking “and” after “former officials of the District of Columbia” and inserting a comma; and
(4) by inserting before the period the following: “, and first responders working in the District of Columbia”.
(1) in paragraph (2), by striking “, United States Code; and” and inserting a semicolon;
(2) in paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting “; and”; and
(3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
“(4) the term ‘first responder’ means a ‘public safety officer’ as defined in section 1204 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796b).”.
(c) Effective date.—The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to deaths of first responders occurring on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.
Passed the House of Representatives May 18, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|