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H.R. 5753: To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to State and local law enforcement agencies for research, training, and acquiring non-lethal force methods.

Title: To authorize the Attorney General to make grants to State and local law enforcement agencies for research, training, and acquiring non-lethal force methods.

Introduced: Jul 13, 2016 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: (No First Name Found) (No Last Name Found) [-]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Summary: This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish the Office of Non-Lethal Technologies and Techniques to coordinate, develop, and refine non-lethal technologies and techniques. It authorizes the office to award matching grants to state and local law enforcement agencies to purchase non-lethal force technologies and to promote and train officers in the use of non-lethal technologies, strategies, and techniques. The General Services Administration must identify savings to offset the cost of the grant program.

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