Legislation Opposed by the FOP in the 112th Congress

  • H.R. 228 (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. 231 (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. 567 (Nunes, R-CA), the "Public Employee Pension Transparency Act," which would undermine public employee pension systems by requiring them to disclose incomplete data on their assets and liabilities;
  • H.R. 1690 (Rogers, R-AL), the "Modernizing of Documentation and Elimination of Redundant Identification and (MODERN) Security Credentials Act," which would erode the security of our nation's highways by eliminating many of the requirements on those who transport hazardous waste;
  • H.R. 2168 (Chaffetz, R-UT), the "Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act," which would significantly increase the requirements that must be met by law enforcement before they could request geolocation information on potential victims or suspects;
  • H.R. 3618 (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. 3813 (Ross, R-FL), the "Securing Annuities for Federal Employees Act of 2012," which would increase employee contributions to both the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) from 0.8% and 6.9% to 2.3% and 8.4%, respectively, over a three year period;
  • S. 347 (Burr, R-NC), the "Public Employee Pension Transparency Act," which would undermine public employee pension systems by requiring them to disclose incomplete data on their assets and liabilities;
  • S. 1212 (Wyden, D-OR), the "Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act," which would significantly increase the requirements that must be met by law enforcement before they could request geolocation information on potential victims or suspects;
  • S. 1670 (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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