Legislation Opposed by the National Fraternal Order of Police in the 114th Congress

  • H.R. 46 (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. 51 (Jackson-Lee, D-TX), the "Traffic Stops Along the Border Statistics Study Act," which would require the U.S. Attorney General to collect race and other data on traffic stops made by State and local law enforcement officers;
  • H.R. 429 (Johnson, D-GA), the "Grand Jury Reform Act," which would end the use of grand juries to evaluate the conduct of any death caused by a law enforcement officer acting in the performance of his sworn duty and require a special prosecutor to take the case before a judge;
  • H.R. 923 (Stutzman, R-IN), 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;
  • H.R. 1137 (Price, R-SC), the "Paid for Progress Act," which would slash by 8.7% the pay of certain Federal employees;
  • H.R. 1230 (Westerman, R-AR), the "Government Employee Pension Reform Act," which would change the formula for determining pension benefits for civilian Federal employees from the best-earning three years to the best-earning five years of service;
  • H.R. 1933 (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;
  • S. 498 (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. 1056 (Cardin, D-MD), 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;
  • 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 P.L. 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 normalize relations with Cuba until that nation ceases to be a safe harbor for cop-killers and other fugitives.

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