H.R.3560: Universal RESPECT 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 Steven Horsford, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 69 (68 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Nov. 20, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

Universal Racial Profiling Elimination Standards, and Procedures for Effective Constitutional Rights Training Act or the Universal RESPECT Act - Prohibits federal law enforcement agents from engaging in racial profiling. Requires: (1) the Attorney General to review all applicable law enforcement policies and procedures to ensure that they are sufficient to eliminate racial profiling while performing official law enforcement duties, and (2) the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that no recipient of covered federal law enforcement assistance engages in racial profiling.

Directs the Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and the Director of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to develop and incorporate any necessary changes to all training, curriculum, and professional certification classes to ensure consistency with the requirements of this Act.

Requires: (1) the Director to identify, develop, and update model practices that preven...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Dec. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications.
Dec. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency.
Nov. 20, 2013 Referred to House Homeland Security
Nov. 20, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary