H.R.426 - Protecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] (Introduced 01/10/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||02/21/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.426 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/10/2017)
Protecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2017
This bill invalidates any regulation, rule, guidance, recommendation, or policy issued after May 15, 2015, that limits the sale or donation of excess federal property to state and local law enforcement agencies unless enacted by Congress.
Additionally, it prohibits the use of federal funds to implement such regulation, rule, guidance, recommendation, or policy.
Property that was recalled or seized on or after May 15, 2015, must be returned, replaced, or reissued to the state or local law enforcement agency.