Legislation Opposed by the FOP in the 109th Congress

  • H.R. 253 (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. 663 (Rangel, D-NY), the "Ex-Offender Voting Rights Act," which would restore the right to vote in Federal elections to released felons who are denied that right by the State in which they reside;
  • H.R. 939 (Jones, D-OH), Title VII of the "Count Every Vote Act," which would restore the right to vote in Federal elections to released felons who are denied that right by the State in which they reside;
  • S. 122 (Feingold, D-WI), the "Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act," which would abolish the death penalty option for all Federal crimes which currently carry that penalty;
  • S. 450 (Clinton, D-NY), Title VII of the "Count Every Vote Act," which would restore the right to vote in Federal elections to released felons who are denied that right by the State in which they reside;
  • Legislation which would mandate participation in Social Security for all newly hired State and local employees;
  • 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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