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Titles (3)

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Short Titles as Introduced

HEROES Act of 2018
Helping Extend Responding Officers Expansive Support Act of 2018

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to improve the tracking of data on, and benefits paid to, public safety officers who are killed or disabled in the line of duty.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/17/2018Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date
05/17/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]* 05/17/2018
Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE]* 05/17/2018
Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO] 06/04/2018

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary05/17/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (05/17/2018)

Helping Extend Responding Officers Expansive Support Act of 2018 or the HEROES Act of 2018

This bill requires the Federal Bureau of Investigation to include, in the Uniform Crime Reports, data on public safety officers who are killed or disabled in the line of duty. Additionally, the bill makes changes to eligibility for education benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits program for public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who are killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty.