H.R.4909: STOP School Violence Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 30, 2018
  • Latest Major Action March 15, 2018

Bill Cosponsors

100 (36 Democrats, 64 Republicans)

When this bill was on the Most Viewed List on Congress.gov

Week Ending Rank
April 1, 2018 8th
March 25, 2018 6th
March 18, 2018 4th
March 11, 2018 6th

Bill Summary

Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 or the STOP School Violence Act of 2018 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize through FY2028 the Secure Our Schools grant program. This grant program provides grants to states, local governments, and Indian tribes to improve security, including the placement and use of metal detectors and other deterrent measures,...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 91 statements associated with H.R.4909.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 15
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
March 14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 14

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 10 (Roll no. 106).

March 14
Considered as unfinished business.
March 14
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
March 14
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4909.
March 14
Considered under suspension of the rules.
March 14
Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
March 14

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 407 - 10 (Roll no. 106). (text: CR H1559)

March 14
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1569)
March 14
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1559-1566)
Feb. 7
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Jan. 30
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 30

Introduced in the House by John Rutherford (R-Fla.)

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