Public Law 115-37: American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017

By | February 8, 2018
Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Allows the use of grant funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services program for prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans as career law enforcement officers.

Official Summary

American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017

This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include as an allowable use of grant funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services program prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans as career law enforcement officers.

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

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]

Votes

Passed House without objection.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  HR 1428 (Identical bill)

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