Text: H.R.816 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 816

  To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to 
           provide death benefits for campus police officers.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 28, 2019

 Mr. King of New York (for himself, Mr. Moulton, Mr. Neal, Mr. Lynch, 
 Mr. Bacon, Mr. Krishnamoorthi, Mr. Keating, Mr. Kennedy, Ms. Clark of 
Massachusetts, Mr. Cohen, and Mr. Cole) introduced the following bill; 
          which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
  To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to 
           provide death benefits for campus police officers.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Officer Sean Collier Campus Police 
Recognition Act of 2019''.

SEC. 2. DEATH BENEFITS FOR CAMPUS POLICE OFFICERS.

    Section 1204 of part L of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and 
Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10284) is amended--
            (1) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (9) as 
        paragraphs (2) through (10), respectively;
            (2) by inserting the following before paragraph (2) (as so 
        redesignated):
            ``(1) `campus police officer' means a police officer--
                    ``(A) who is authorized to enforce the criminal 
                laws (including the authorization to make arrests); and
                    ``(B) who is employed by an institution of higher 
                education (as such term is defined in section 101 of 
                the Higher Education Act of 1965), including a police 
                or similar department operated by such institution;''; 
                and
            (3) in paragraph (10) (as so redesignated)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (C)(ii), by striking ``or'' at 
                the end;
                    (B) in subparagraph (D), by striking the period at 
                the end and inserting ``; or'' ; and
                    (C) by inserting after subparagraph (D) the 
                following:
                    ``(E) a campus police officer.''.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by this Act shall apply with respect to a 
personal injury sustained in the line of duty by a campus police 
officer occurring on or after April 15, 2013.
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