Adds killing or attempted killing of first responders to list of federal death penalty factors.
Thin Blue Line Act
This bill amends the federal criminal code to expand the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder.
Original sponsor: Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16]
Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll265.xml