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Titles (27)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021

Short Titles as Passed House for portions of this bill
  • Closing the Law Enforcement Consent Loophole Act of 2021
  • ERRPA
  • End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2021
  • Eric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act
  • Federal Police Camera and Accountability Act
  • Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2021
  • PEACE Act of 2021
  • PRIDE Act of 2021
  • Police CAMERA Act of 2021
  • Police Creating Accountability by Making Effective Recording Available Act of 2021
  • Police Exercising Absolute Care With Everyone Act of 2021
  • Police Reporting Information, Data, and Evidence Act of 2021

Short Title(s) as Introduced

George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021

Short Title(s) as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Closing the Law Enforcement Consent Loophole Act of 2021
  • ERRPA
  • End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2021
  • Eric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act
  • Federal Police Camera and Accountability Act
  • Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2021
  • PEACE Act of 2021
  • PRIDE Act of 2021
  • Police CAMERA Act of 2021
  • Police Creating Accountability by Making Effective Recording Available Act of 2021
  • Police Exercising Absolute Care With Everyone Act of 2021
  • Police Reporting Information, Data, and Evidence Act of 2021

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
03/03/2021Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 212 (Roll no. 60).(text: CR H1039-1054)
02/24/2021Introduced in House

All Actions (17)

Date Chamber All Actions
04/28/2021HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
03/09/2021SenateReceived in the Senate.
03/03/2021-9:30pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
03/03/2021-9:30pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 220 - 212 (Roll no. 60). (text: CR H1039-1054)
03/03/2021-8:46pmHouseOn motion to recommit Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 208 - 219 (Roll no. 59).
03/03/2021-7:57pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit was ordered pursuant to the rule.
03/03/2021-7:57pmHouseMs. Malliotakis moved to recommit to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR H1069)
03/03/2021-7:57pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
03/03/2021-6:21pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 1280.
03/03/2021-6:20pmHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 1 and H.R. 1280. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 1 and one motion to recommit. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 1280 and one motion to recommit.
03/03/2021-6:20pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 179. (consideration: CR H1039-1071)
03/01/2021-9:54pmHouseRule H. Res. 179 passed House.
03/01/2021-7:09pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 179 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1 and H.R. 1280. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 1 and one motion to recommit. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 1280 and one motion to recommit.
02/24/2021HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/24/2021HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/24/2021HouseReferred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
02/24/2021HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (199)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-12]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Jones, Mondaire [D-NY-17]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Ross, Deborah K. [D-NC-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Auchincloss, Jake [D-MA-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Bourdeaux, Carolyn [D-GA-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Bowman, Jamaal [D-NY-16]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Leger Fernandez, Teresa [D-NM-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Jacobs, Sara [D-CA-53]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kahele, Kaiali'i [D-HI-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Levin, Mike [D-CA-49]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Manning, Kathy E. [D-NC-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Mfume, Kweisi [D-MD-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Mrvan, Frank J. [D-IN-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1]* 02/24/2021
Del. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 02/24/2021
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1]* 02/24/2021
Del. Plaskett, Stacey E. [D-VI-At Large]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-30]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Strickland, Marilyn [D-WA-10]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Torres, Ritchie [D-NY-15]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Williams, Nikema [D-GA-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]* 02/24/2021
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Newman, Marie [D-IL-3]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9]* 02/24/2021
Del. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19]* 02/24/2021
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] 02/25/2021
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 02/25/2021
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 02/25/2021
Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45] 02/25/2021
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 02/25/2021
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 02/26/2021
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 02/26/2021
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 03/01/2021
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 03/02/2021

Committees (3)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary02/24/2021 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security04/28/2021 Referred to
House Armed Services02/24/2021 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce02/24/2021 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House (03/03/2021)

George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021

This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data collection, and establishes best practices and training requirements.

The bill enhances existing enforcement mechanisms to remedy violations by law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

  • lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
  • limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer, and
  • grants administrative subpoena power to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in pattern-or-practice investigations.

It establishes a framework to prevent and remedy racial profiling by law enforcement at the federal, state, and local levels. It also limits the unnecessary use of force and restricts the use of no-knock warrants, chokeholds, and carotid holds.

The bill creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct. It also establishes new reporting requirements, including on the use of force, officer misconduct, and routine policing practices (e.g., stops and searches).

Finally, it directs DOJ to create uniform accreditation standards for law enforcement agencies and requires law enforcement officers to complete training on racial profiling, implicit bias, and the duty to intervene when another officer uses excessive force.