Title: Regulatory Agency Demilitarization Act
Subject: Congressional oversight: Firearms and explosives: Law enforcement administration and funding: Public contracts and procurement: Government operations and politics
Description: Regulatory Agency Demilitarization Act This bill prohibits a federal agency from purchasing or using a firearm. The bill excludes the Departments of Defense, Justice, and Homeland Security, the military departments, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Capitol Police, the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, and the Central Intelligence Agency. The Government Accountability Office shall submit to Congress, within 18 months after this Act's enactment, a report that includes: information regarding each federal agency that has specialized units that receive special tactical or military-style training or use hard-plated body armor, shields, or helmets and that respond to high-risk situations that fall outside the capabilities of regular law enforcement officers; a description of each such unit; a description of the training and weapons of each such unit; the criteria for activating each such unit and how often each such unit was activated for each of the previous ten years; the annual cost of equipping and operating each such unit; and any other information that is relevant to understanding the usefulness and justification for the units. The bill amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to repeal provisions authorizing law enforcement powers for an Inspector General, any Assistant Inspector General for Investigations under an Inspector General, and any special agent supervised by such an Assistant Inspector General.
Session: 114th Congress
Last Action: Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Last Action Date: December 2, 2015
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11 sponsors: Chris Stewart (R); Kevin Cramer (R); Sam Graves (R); Jeff Duncan (R); Reid Ribble (R); Virginia Foxx (R); Mark Amodei (R); Robert Latta (R); Bill Posey (R); Jason Chaffetz (R); Tom McClintock (R);
Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (11 of 435)
|House||Dec 2, 2015||Introduced in House|
|House||Dec 2, 2015||Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.|
|Introduced||Dec 5 2015||federal link||bill text|
|There are no amendments to this bill at this time|
Committee Name: Oversight And Government Reform
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