Senate Bill 419
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017
Became Law
Amendments
Became Law
Became Public Law 115-36 on Jun 2, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 16, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 17, 2018
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
419
Congress
115
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 16, 2017
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

Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017

This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death, disability, and education benefits to public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who are killed or injured in the line of duty.)

Text (4)
Amendments (1)
May 16, 2017
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 216
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Public Record
Created
Feb 17, 2017 9:06:58 AM
Updated
Dec 15, 2020 4:40:18 PM