Revises requirements for the PSOB program, which provides benefits to public safety officers killed or injured in the line of duty and their survivors.
Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2017
This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death, disability, and education benefits to public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who are killed or injured in the line of duty.)
Original sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]
Passed House by voice vote.
Passed Senate by unanimous consent.