Legislation Opposed by the FOP in the 115th Congress

 

 

·         H.R. 387 (Yoder, R-KS), the “Email Privacy Act,” would make it more difficult for law enforcement to collect and obtain electronic evidence;

 

·         H.R. 622 (Chaffetz, R-UT), the “Local Law Enforcement for Local Lands Act,” would terminate the law enforcement functions of the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management;

 

·         H.R. 785  (King, R-IA), the “Right to Work Act,” would limit and further erode the rights of employees to negotiate with their employer over wages, hours and working conditions;

 

·         H.R. 1180  (Roby, R-AL), the “Working Families Flexibility Act,” would allow employers in the private sector to replace overtime with compensatory time off;

 

·         H.R 1364 ( Hice, R- GA), the “Official Time Reform Act” would arbitrarily cap the amount of time that can be used per day for official time duties without any consideration for the needs and requirements of the agency;

 

·         H.R. 1498 (Conyers, D-MI), the “End Racial Profiling Act,” which would define “racial profiling” as any consideration of race, national origin or ethnic origin to initiate a traffic stop or vehicle search–absent an eyewitness description–and requires the collection of race and other data by State and local law enforcement during routine investigatory activities;

 

·         H.R. 1979 (Jackson-Lee, D-TX), the “No More Tulias: Drug Law Enforcement Evidentiary Standards Improvement Act,” which would significantly limit States who fund anti-drug task forces from receiving Federal funding from the Edward J. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistant Grants program;

 

·         H.R. 3003, Section 2  (Goodlatte, R-VA), the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act,” which would penalize law enforcement agencies by withholding Federal funding from so-called “sanctuary cities”;

 

·         S. 446 (Cornyn, R-TX), the “Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act,” which would allow any civilian concealed carry permit holder to travel to any other State issuing concealed carry permits without any training or safety requirements;

 

·         S. 748 (Menendez, D-NJ), the “Protecting the Rights of Families and Immigrants Who Legally Entered From Detention (PROFILED) Act,” which would define “racial profiling” as any consideration of race, national origin or ethnic origin to initiate a traffic stop or vehicle search, absent an eyewitness description, and requires the collection of race and other data by State and local law enforcement during routine investigatory activities;

 

·         Legislation that would impose any tax, direct or indirect, on any employer-sponsored health coverage;

 

·         Legislation which would weaken the overtime protections for law enforcement officers in current Federal regulations;

 

·         Legislation or amendments that would have the effect of weakening PL 106-185, the Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2000;

 

·         Legislation which would create or fund “civilian review boards” of law enforcement at any level of government; and

 

·         Legislation which would further normalize relations with Cuba until that nation ceases to be a safe harbor for cop-killers and other fugitives.

 

 

 

 


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