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Public Law No: 115-37 (06/02/2017)

 
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Public Law 115-37
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to 
 authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career 
   law enforcement officers, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: June 2, 
                           2017 -  [S. 583]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: American Law 
Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017. 42 USC 3711 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``American Law Enforcement Heroes Act 
of 2017''.
SEC. 2. PRIORITIZING HIRING AND TRAINING OF VETERANS.

    Section 1701(b)(2) of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe 
Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796dd(b)(2)) is amended by inserting ``, 
including by prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans (as 
defined in section 101 of title 38, United States Code)'' after 
``Nation''.

    Approved June 2, 2017.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 583 (H.R. 1428):
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 163 (2017):
            May 16, considered and passed Senate.
            May 17, considered and passed House.

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