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02/06/2020          

Cooling-Off Period Elimination Act of 2020

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02/06/2020 Introduced in House Open

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116TH CONGRESS 
2D SESSION H. R. 5778 

To provide that any State or local law enforcement agency that has in 
effect a cooling-off period is ineligible to receive Federal funds pursuant 
to a Department of Justice law enforcement grant program, and for 
other purposes. 

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 

FEBRUARY 6, 2020 
Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia (for himself, Mr. CLAY, Ms. MOORE, Mr. THOMPSON 

of Mississippi, Ms. CLARKE of New York, Ms. NORTON, Mr. RUSH, Ms. 
OMAR, Ms. TLAIB, and Mr. HASTINGS) introduced the following bill; 
which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary 

A BILL 
To provide that any State or local law enforcement agency 

that has in effect a cooling-off period is ineligible to 
receive Federal funds pursuant to a Department of Jus-
tice law enforcement grant program, and for other pur-
poses. 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-1

tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 2

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. 3

This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Cooling-Off Period 4

Elimination Act of 2020’’. 5

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SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF COOLING-OFF PERIODS. 1

(a) IN GENERAL.—Any State or local law enforce-2

ment agency which the Attorney General determines has 3

in effect a cooling-off period is ineligible to receive any 4

Federal funds pursuant to a Department of Justice law 5

enforcement grant program for the following fiscal year. 6

(b) COOLING-OFF PERIOD DEFINED.—The term 7

‘‘cooling-off period’’ means a period of time following an 8

officer-involved shooting, during which individuals inves-9

tigating the shooting are prohibited from communicating 10

with any officer involved in the shooting. 11

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Henry Johnson D-GA 02/06/2020 Sponsor
Rashida Tlaib D-MI 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Bennie Thompson D-MS 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Bobby Rush D-IL 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Ayanna Pressley D-MA 02/07/2020 Cosponsor
Ilhan Omar D-MN 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Eleanor Norton D-DC 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Gwen Moore D-WI 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Alcee Hastings D-FL 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Wm Clay D-MO 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
Yvette Clarke D-NY 02/06/2020 Cosponsor
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Date Branch Action
02/06/2020 President Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.Action By: House of Representatives
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Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5778. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/06/2020) Cooling-Off Period Elimination Act of 2020 This bill makes a state or local law enforcement agency ineligible to receive federal funds under a Department of Justice law enforcement grant program if it has in effect a cooling-off period. A cooling-off period is a period of time following an officer-involved shooting during which investigators are prohibited from communicating with an officer involved in the shooting.
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/06/2020) Cooling-Off Period Elimination Act of 2020 This bill makes a state or local law enforcement agency ineligible to receive federal funds under a Department of Justice law enforcement grant program if it has in effect a cooling-off period. A cooling-off period is a period of time following an officer-involved shooting during which investigators are prohibited from communicating with an officer involved in the shooting.
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