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Passed House amended (05/18/2017)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 11, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Thin Blue Line Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to expand the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include killing or targeting a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder.