Public Law 115-45: Wounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017

By | October 18, 2017
Capitol Police Honor Guard, 1998

Capitol Police honor guard over two fallen comrades in 1998. Public Law 115-45 allows payments from the Capitol Police Memorial Fund for officers wounded on duty.

Allows payments from the Capitol Police Memorial Fund to officers wounded on duty (in addition to payments to families of officers killed on duty).

Official Summary

Passed House
(amended) 2017-07-24
Passed Senate
(amended) 2017-07-27
Signed by President
2017-08-04
Became Public Law
2017-08-04

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Senate amendments agreed to by House without objection.

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