H.R.8301: Holding Rioters Accountable Act of 2020

About This Bill

  • Introduced Sept. 17, 2020
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 17, 2020

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Bill Summary

Holding Rioters Accountable Act of 2020 This bill permits the Department of Justice (DOJ) to withhold certain funding from an office of a state or local prosecutor, district attorney, or state attorney general if DOJ determines the office abused prosecutorial discretion by failing to prosecute crimes arising from riots or destructive protest activities.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 17, 2020
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Sept. 17, 2020

Introduced in the House by Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.)

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