House Bill 2137
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Jaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Law Enforcement Protection Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Mar 23, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 23, 2021
Latest Action
Oct 19, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
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
2137
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
No House 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)
March 23, 2021
Actions (3)
10/19/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
03/23/2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
03/23/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 24, 2021 7:12:11 AM
Record Updated
Nov 1, 2021 1:15:20 PM