H.R.2561 - POLICE Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hollingsworth, Trey [R-IN-9] (Introduced 05/19/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/17/2018 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2561 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/19/2017)
Protecting Officers of the Law In Civilian Establishments Act of 2017 or the POLICE Act of 2017
This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the restriction on possessing a firearm or other dangerous weapon in a federal facility.
Specifically, the prohibition does not apply to the lawful carrying of agency-issued firearms and dangerous weapons by a uniformed law enforcement officer in certain publically accessible federal facilities.