US SB4114 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on June 30 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-06-30 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

No Tear Gas or Projectiles Act This bill establishes a framework to prohibit and impose civil penalties for the use of riot control agents (e.g., tear gas) and kinetic impact projectiles (e.g., rubber bullets) by law enforcement officers. Specifically, it prohibits federal law enforcement officers from using such items while on duty. Additionally, a state or local government must have in effect a similar prohibition and civil penalties to be eligible for funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program and the Community Oriented Policing Services program.

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Title

No Tear Gas or Projectiles Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-06-30SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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