Summary: H.R.5778 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5778. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/06/2020)

Cooling-Off Period Elimination Act of 2020

This bill makes a state or local law enforcement agency ineligible to receive federal funds under a Department of Justice law enforcement grant program if it has in effect a cooling-off period. A cooling-off period is a period of time following an officer-involved shooting during which investigators are prohibited from communicating with an officer involved in the shooting.