Senate Bill 921
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Officers and Employees Protection Act
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Passed House on Oct 27, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 23, 2021
Latest Action
Oct 27, 2021
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
921
Congress
117
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
Passed
May 28, 2021
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
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 (3)
May 20, 2021
March 23, 2021
Actions (16)
10/27/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/27/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
10/27/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
10/27/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 921.
10/27/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules.
10/27/2021
Ms. Jackson Lee moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
06/01/2021
Held at the desk.
06/01/2021
Received in the House.
05/28/2021
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
05/28/2021
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3930-3931; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S3930-3931)
05/28/2021
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
05/20/2021
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 61.
05/20/2021
Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Durbin with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
05/13/2021
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
03/23/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
03/23/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 24, 2021 4:42:14 AM
Record Updated
Oct 28, 2021 7:14:02 AM