Public Law 115-36: Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2017

By | February 7, 2018
Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Revises requirements for the PSOB program, which provides benefits to public safety officers killed or injured in the line of duty and their survivors.

Official Summary

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.)

Passed House
2017-05-17
Passed Senate
2017-05-16
Signed by President
2017-06-02
Became Public Law
2017-06-02

Amendments

S.Amdt.216: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/216

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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