Summary: H.R.916 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/30/2019)

School Resource Officer Act of 2019

This bill reauthorizes through FY2023 the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program and modifies it:

  • to restore authority to make COPS grants for hiring and rehiring additional career law enforcement officers, and
  • to specify that at least 30 percent of the amount made available for such grants must be used for school resource officers.