Senate Bill 3732
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Law Enforcement Protection Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on May 14, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 14, 2020
Latest Action
May 14, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3732
Congress
116
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
Texas
Arkansas
Delaware
Rhode Island
South Carolina
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Law Enforcement Protection Act

This bill explicitly grants extraterritorial jurisdiction over criminal conduct involving the killing (or attempted killing) of a federal officer or employee. The United States may prosecute such conduct that occurs outside the United States.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
05/14/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
05/14/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
May 15, 2020 4:27:20 AM
Updated
Jan 16, 2021 5:27:22 AM