H.R.1967: Right to Counsel and Taxpayer Protection Act

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 Ted Deutch, D-Fla.
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 14, 2013
Latest Major Action June 14, 2013
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Bill Summary

Right to Counsel and Taxpayer Protection Act - Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to apply provisions that prohibit any governmental authority from engaging in a pattern or practice of conduct by law enforcement officers or by officials or employees of a governmental agency with responsibility for the administration of juvenile justice or the incarceration of juveniles that deprives persons of rights, privileges, or immunities secured or protected by the Constitution or laws of the United States to such conduct relating to adults as well as juveniles.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
May 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.