Trump Signed American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, guaranteeing the use of grant funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services program prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans as career law enforcement officers.

 


S. 583 – American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017

S. 583

One Hundred Fifteenth Congress
of the
United States of America

AT THE FIRST SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
the third day of January, two thousand and seventeen

An Act

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.

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 “American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. PRIORITIZING HIRING AND TRAINING OF VETERANS.

Section 1701(b)(2) of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796dd(b)(2)) is amended by inserting “, including by prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans (as defined in section 101 of title 38, United States Code)” after “Nation”.

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate
More Information: S. 583 – American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017

 




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