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114th US Congress Update January 2015

 
The 114th Congress convened January 6, 2015
 
 
NEW BILLS of INTEREST
 
HR 74 Funding for Required Custodial Interrogation Recording
This bill would require recording of all interrogations and provide funds for equipment
Intro: 1/6/2015 Rep. Lee (TX-8) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: none
Republicans: none
 
HR 95 Protection From Municipal Bankruptcies
This bill would provide protect of pensions from bankrupt cities
Intro: 1/22/2015 Rep. Conyers (MI-13) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: Cohen (TN-9), Johnson (GA/4)
Republicans: none
 
HR Protection From Municipal Bankruptcies
This bill would provide protect of pensions from bankrupt cities
Intro: 1/12/2015 Rep. Conyers (MI-13) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: Cohen (TN-9), Johnson (GA/4)
Republicans: none
 
HR 139 Amend Title 10 DoD Surplus
This bill would set restrictions on Federal surplus equipment to local law enforcement
Intro: 1/6/2015 Rep. Jolly (FL-13) Status: Armed Services
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: none
Republicans: Byrne (AL-1)
 
HR 228 Armor Vest Funds
This bill would extend federal funds for bullet resist vest through 2018
Intro: 1/8/2015 Rep. LoBiondo (NJ-2) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: none
Republicans: none
 
HR 306 Deadly Force Transparency
This bill would require reporting of all uses of deadly force
Intro: 1/13/2015 Rep. Cohen (TN-9) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: Sponsor Cohen,
Republicans: none
 
HR 378 Responsible Body Armor Possession
This bill would regulate who may possess body armor
Intro: 1/14/2015 Rep. Honda (CA-17) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: none
Republicans: none
 
HR 472 Correction Officer Protection
This bill would permit use of pepper spray by Federal Prison employees
Intro: 1/22/2015 Rep. McKinley (WV-1) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: none
Republicans: none
 
HR 612 Labor Union Free Choice
This bill would permit, not mandate, union membership
Intro: //2015 Rep. King (IA-4) Status: Education & Workforce
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats: none
Republicans: Barr (KY-6), Blackburn (TN-7), Brat (VA-7), Brooks (AL-5),
Collins (GA-9), Comstock (VA-10), Crawford (AR-1), DesJariais (TN-4),
Duncan (SC-3), Duncan (TN-2), Fincher (TN-8), Fleischmann (TN-3), Foxx (NC-5), Goodlatte (VA-6), Graves (GA-14), Griffith (VA-9), Hudson (NC-8),
Loudermilk (GA-11), Massie (KY-4), McHenry (NC-10), Meadows (NC-11), Mulvaney (SC-5), Nunnelee (MS-1), Palmer (AL-6), Pittenger (NC-9), Roby (AL-2), Scott (GA-8), Westmoreland (GA-3), Wilson (SC-2), Womack (AR-3), Black (TN-6), Fleming (LA-4), Price (GA-6), Allen (GA-12)
 
S 125 Body Armor Fund Extension
This bill would extend Federal fund for body armor and REQUIRE to be worn
Intro: 1/8/2015 Sen. Leahy (VT) Status: Judiciary
Cosponsors from SSPBA states:
Democrats:
Republicans: Graham (SC)
 
 
New Firearm Bills
 
H 46    Require security device when transfer ownership
H 86    Repeal firearm restriction on school property
H 313  Modify interstate transport firearm law
H 225  Require Consumer Product Safety Comm. to regulate firearms
H 226  Prevent firearm possession by violent persons
H 368  Prohibit private ownership transfer of firearms
H 376  Prohibit do-it-yourself firearm kits
H 377  Restrict homemade firearms
H 402  Interstate concealed carry reciprocity
 
S 173   Redefine “antique” firearm
S 213   Require permanent bright color on toy firearms
S 225   Remove certain hunt/fish items from EPA toxic list (ammo)
 
 
 
To read text of listed bills click on the Library of Congress link below then enter bill #.

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