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H.R.1143: Federal Correctional Workers Safety Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Steve Stockman, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 11 (All Republicans)
Introduced March 13, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Federal Correctional Workers Safety Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to: (1) ensure that each prison facility provides a secure firearms storage area for use by all employees who are authorized to carry a firearm, or (2) allow such employees to store their firearm in a Bureau-approved vehicle lockbox.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
March 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.