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H.R.4769: Veterans Involved in Police Services Act of 2014

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 Jerry McNerney, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 29, 2014
Latest Major Action July 21, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Veterans Involved in Police Services Act of 2014 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to allow public safety and community policing grants to be used, during the three-year period beginning on the date of this Act's enactment, to hire former honorably-discharged members of the Armed Forces to serve as career law enforcement officers for community-oriented policing, particularly in jurisdictions in which the violent crime rate is higher than the national violent crime rate, according to the uniform crime report compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 21, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
May 29, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.