Title: Police Officers Protecting Children Act
Subject: Child safety and welfare: Elementary and secondary education: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement officers: School administration: Crime and law enforcement
Description: Police Officers Protecting Children Act - Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to provide that the prohibitions against possessing or discharging a firearm in a school zone shall not apply to off-duty or retired law enforcement officers who are authorized to carry a concealed firearm.
Session: 113th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Last Action Date: July 15, 2013
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38 sponsors: Hartzler, Vicky; Amodei, Mark E.; Benishek, Dan; Blackburn, Marsha; Brooks, Susan; Broun, Paul C.; Burgess, Michael C.; Carter, John R.; Cassidy, Bill; Chabot, Steve; Cole, Tom; Cramer, Kevin; DeSantis, Ron; DesJarlais, Scott; Duncan, John J., Jr.; Ellmers, Renee L.; Farenthold, Blake; Fincher, Stephen Lee; Franks, Trent; Hudson, Richard; Johnson, Bill; King, Steve; Long, Billy; Luetkemeyer, Blaine; Meadows, Mark; Miller, Jeff; Mulvaney, Mick; Noem, Kristi L.; Palazzo, Steven M.; Radel, Trey; Roe, David P.; Schweikert, David; Smith, Jason; Smith, Lamar; Stutzman, Marlin A.; Walberg, Tim; Westmoreland, Lynn A.; Wilson, Joe;
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 9% (38 of 435)
|House||Jul 15, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.|
|House||Jun 27, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Introduced||Jul 4 2013||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Judiciary
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