Bulletproof Vest Bill Blocked In Senate

  • Handguns in schools? Bulletproof vests for students ...

    Mar 11, 2018· The backpack proposal, Senate Bill 178, would negate the current ban on students wearing body armor. The death benefits plan, including $25,000 for each dependent child, is Senate Bill 423 by Sen ...

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  • Congress restores funding to life-saving bulletproof vest ...

    Jan 17, 2014· WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Budget Committee and Senate Appropriations Committee, voted Thursday evening for a federal funding bill that includes $22.5 million for a life-saving bulletproof vest program.

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  • S. Rept. 112-182 - BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT ACT ...

    [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] Calendar No. 404 112th Congress } { Report 2d Session } SENATE { 112-182 ===== BULLETPROOF VEST PARTNERSHIP GRANT ACT OF 2012 _____ July 12, 2012.--Ordered to be printed _____ Mr. Leahy, from the Committee on Judiciary, submitted the following R E P O R T together with MINORITY VIEWS [To accompany S. 2554] [Including cost estimate of the ...

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  • Schumer proposes bill to regulate body armor | TheHill

    Aug 11, 2019· Schumer proposes bill to regulate body armor. (D-N.Y.) said Sunday he intends to introduce a bill restricting the sale of body armor when the Senate reconvenes in September, according to the New ...

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  • Schumer pushes bill regulating body armor for civilians ...

    Aug 16, 2019· New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer says he wants to pass a law regulating advanced gear for civilians, which could make it harder to by body armor in the future.

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  • North Carolina Bill Exempts Lawmakers, Others From ...

    May 10, 2021· Another co-sponsor, GOP Rep. Mike Clampitt of Swain County, said he wore a bulletproof vest on the campaign trail last fall. ... NC's Minimum Marriage Age Rises To 16 In Bill OK'd By Senate.

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  • Congress restores funding to life-saving bulletproof vest ...

    Jan 17, 2014· WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Budget Committee and Senate Appropriations Committee, voted Thursday evening for a federal funding bill that includes $22.5 million for a life-saving bulletproof vest program. The Bulletproof Vest Partnership is a competitive grant program that subsidizes the purchase of ...

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  • Bulletproof vest bill hits roadblock in Senate

    May 06, 2014· The last authorization bill for the vest program expired in 2012. Established in 1999, it has never gone this long without renewal. Leahy's bill would authorize $105 million for …

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  • Congressional Dems lay out expansive police reform plans

    Jun 08, 2020· Closeup of a bulletproof vest worn by Homeland Security Investigations agents during the gunfight in Ahwatukee Foothills on April 11, 2019. ... “We could not get an anti-lynching bill passed in the United States Senate.” ... but the effort has been blocked in the Senate due to objections from Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, ...

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  • SENATE WORKS PAST DEADLINE ON CATCHALL GOVERNMENT SPENDING ...

    Oct 04, 1984· Such bullets can penetrate the bulletproof vests worn by some police officers. Senator Steven D. Symms, Republican of Idaho, raised a point of order against the amendment, saying it …

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  • Program that pays for police vests is under fire | Fort ...

    May 14, 2014· Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., has blocked reauthorization of the 15-year-old Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant, arguing that the federal government has “no …

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  • Sens. Blunt & Coons, Reps. Pascrell ... - blunt.senate.gov

    Dec 20, 2019· “After we passed our bulletproof vest legislation into law last year, we’re continuing our commitment to law enforcement with the passage of this bill,” said Pascrell. “I thank my fellow Law Enforcement Caucus co-chair, Rep. John Rutherford, for his efforts to move this bipartisan bill forward.

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  • Pelosi Says GOP Senate 'Trying to Get Away with ... The ...

    Jun 24, 2020· As Crime Surges in Chicago, Never Forget Cops Had To Hold Pancake Breakfast To Raise Money for New Bulletproof Vests. Dem Senate Candidate 'Repeatedly' Blocked Bills Banning Genital Mutilation. Major US City Votes To Defund Police Department, Use the Funds for Increased Abortion Access.

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  • SENATE WORKS PAST DEADLINE ON CATCHALL GOVERNMENT SPENDING ...

    Oct 04, 1984· Such bullets can penetrate the bulletproof vests worn by some police officers. Senator Steven D. Symms, Republican of Idaho, raised a point of order against the amendment, saying it was not ...

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  • Where is the Money Going? - Sen. Coburn again Blocks Bill ...

    May 12, 2014· Coburn has for the second time blocked a bill that would have provided federal funding for bulletproof vests for local police officers. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) had put forward a proposal to reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Grant Partnership Program. Since 1999, the program has provided more than 1.1 million vests at a cost of $375 million.

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  • SCHUMER: BULLETPROOF VESTS HAVE SAVED 3,000+ POLICE ...

    May 07, 2014· Or, if the vest does not fit right and is not comfortable, it might lead police officers to decide not to wear it altogether. The bill, after passing out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support, and without a single amendment, was brought to the Senate floor yesterday but blocked by Senator Tom Coburn (ROK).

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  • SENATE takes up UNEMPLOYMENT bill today — KERRY calls ...

    Mar 18, 2021· SENATE takes up UNEMPLOYMENT bill today — KERRY calls MASKLESS photo ‘MALARKEY’ — Lawmakers stock up on BULLETPROOF VESTS By STEPHANIE MURRAY 03/18/2021 08:09 AM EDT

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  • NC bill exempts lawmakers, others from concealed gun limits

    May 10, 2021· NC bill exempts lawmakers, others from concealed gun limits. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Elected politicians in North Carolina who hold concealed weapons permits — including General Assembly members — would be allowed to bring their guns into places that are currently prohibited, under legislation a House judiciary committee approved Monday.

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  • Schumer proposes bill to regulate body armor | TheHill

    Aug 11, 2019· (D-N.Y.) said Sunday he intends to introduce a bill restricting the sale of body armor when the Senate reconvenes in September, according to the New York Post.

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  • Bulletproof vest bill blocked in Senate

    May 06, 2014· The last authorization bill for the vest program expired in 2012. Established in 1999, it has never gone this long without renewal. Leahy's bill would authorize $105 million for …

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  • New York lawmaker seeks to ban bulletproof vests for law ...

    Jan 15, 2021· A New York lawmaker is proposing legislation that would ban the use or possession of bulletproof vests by most law-abiding citizens. Assemblyman Jonathan …

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  • Minority News Release - United States Senate Committee on ...

    Jul 27, 2017· This bill continues support for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership program, which has helped more than 13,000 law enforcement agencies to purchase nearly 1.3 million vests, helping to keep police on the beat safe while they protect our neighborhoods and families.

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  • NY Bill Would Outlaw Sale, Possession of Body Armor ...

    Jan 15, 2021· A state lawmaker in New York has introduced a bill making illegal to buy or possess bulletproof vests. The proposed law by assembly member Jonathan Jacobson, a Democrat, would require New York residents who own the body armor to turn it over to police, according to The Washington Free Beacon.. An existing law in New York bans the use of bulletproof vests …

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  • S.1231 - A bill to reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest ...

    Apr 30, 2019· Passed Senate (05/14/2019) This bill makes permanent the authority for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program. The BVP Program provides grants to states and localities to purchase body armor vests for law enforcement officers. Additionally, the bill renames the BVP Program as the Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.

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