HR115: Thin Blue Line Act

By | November 7, 2017

Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Adds killing or attempted killing of first responders to list of federal death penalty factors.

Official Summary

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.

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Original sponsor: Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16]


Passed House:

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