All Information (Except Text) for S.4662 - PROTECT Law Enforcement Officers Act of 2020116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Graham, Lindsey [R-SC] (Introduced 09/23/2020)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/23/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Short Title(s) as Introduced
PROTECT Law Enforcement Officers Act of 2020
Penalizing Radicals and Others who Thwart Emergency Care and Transportation for Law Enforcement Officers Act of 2020
Actions Overview (1)
|09/23/2020||Introduced in Senate|
09/23/2020 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|09/23/2020||Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
Action By: Senate
09/23/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
|Sen. Tillis, Thom [R-NC]||09/24/2020|
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|Senate Judiciary||09/23/2020||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (09/23/2020)
Penalizing Radicals and Others who Thwart Emergency Care and Transportation for Law Enforcement Officers Act of 2020 or the PROTECT Law Enforcement Officers Act of 2020
This bill establishes a new criminal offense for preventing or attempting to prevent a law enforcement officer from accessing emergency medical services for an injury caused by a criminal act or incurred in the line of duty.
An individual who engages in this conduct is subject to criminal penalties--a fine, a prison term of up to 20 years, or both. If death results, the prison term may be for a term of any years or for life.
In a prosecution of this offense, the government is not required to prove that the defendant knew the law enforcement officer suffered an injury caused by a criminal act or incurred in the line of duty.