Summary: H.R.2561 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2561. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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 publicly accessible federal facilities.