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S.933: Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt.
Total Cosponsors 36 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 13, 2013
Latest Major Action May 14, 2014
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Bill Summary

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Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: (1) extend through FY2018 the authorization of appropriations for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program; (2) transfer to the Treasury, no later than January 15, 2016, all previously appropriated funds for such program that are not expended by September 30, 2015; (3) prohibit a state, local government, or Indian tribe from using any funding under another grant program to pay or defer the cost of the matching fund requirement for the grant program; (4) require a grantee to comply with any established requirements for the use of such grants, have a written policy requiring uniformed patrol officers to wear an armor vest or body armor, and use funds for purchasing vests or body armor that meet performance standards esta...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 14, 2014 Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
Aug. 1, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 162.
Aug. 1, 2013 Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. Without written report.
Aug. 1, 2013 Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
May 13, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3374)