Senate Bill 4605
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Protect and Serve Act of 2020
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Sep 17, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 17, 2020
Latest Action
Sep 17, 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
4605
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
North Carolina
Mississippi
Florida
Indiana
Louisiana
Arkansas
North Carolina
Arkansas
Oklahoma
South Carolina
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Protect and Serve Act of 2020

This bill establishes a new criminal offense for knowingly assaulting a law enforcement officer causing serious bodily injury (or attempting to do so) in circumstances that affect interstate commerce.

It imposes criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both—on a violator.

Text (1)
September 17, 2020
Actions (2)
09/17/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
09/17/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 18, 2020 4:27:11 AM
Updated
Jan 9, 2021 5:27:58 AM