S. 1085 - Thin Blue Line Act

Crime and law enforcement. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide enhanced penalties for convicted murderers who kill or target America's public safety officers. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Thin Blue Line Act

S. 1085 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide enhanced penalties for convicted murderers who kill or target America's public safety officers. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide enhanced penalties for convicted murderers who kill or target America's public safety officers.
Other Titles
  • Thin Blue Line Act
  • Thin Blue Line Act
Sponsor
Patrick J. Toomey
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Crime victims
  • Criminal procedure and sentencing
  • Emergency medical services and trauma care
  • Fires
  • First responders and emergency personnel
  • Health personnel
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Violent crime
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/10/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/10/2017
5/10/2017Introduced in Senate
5/10/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Police & firefighters unions & associations, which…

support this bill

Police & firefighters unions & associations$618,368
$618,368

1 Organization Supports and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Thin Blue Line Act

1 organization support this bill

Fraternal Order of Police
Canterbury, Chuck (2017, May 12). Letter in Support of S. 1085, the "Thin Blue Line Act" . Retrieved May 15, 2017, from Fraternal Order of Police.

0 organizations oppose this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Police & firefighters unions & associations interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$10,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$10,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$11,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$10,500$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$14,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$12,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$7,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$11,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,918$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$10,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$11,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$10,250$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$31,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$10,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$10,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$5,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$10,000$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$12,700$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$10,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$10,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$10,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$10,000$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,250$0
Tim KaineDVA$5,000$0
John KennedyRLA$2,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$25,000$0
James LankfordROK$11,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$10,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$15,000$0
John McCainRAZ$10,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$10,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$10,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,250$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$12,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,000$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$3,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$10,000$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$15,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,000$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,000$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$10,000$0
John ThuneRSD$5,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$10,000$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$30,250$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$10,000$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$10,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$11,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$10,500$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$12,500$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$14,000$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$12,500$0
Ben CardinDMD$7,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$10,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$11,000$0
Bill CassidyRLA$1,918$0
William Thad CochranRMS$7,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$10,000$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$11,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$5,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$10,250$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$31,000$0
Dick DurbinDIL$10,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$10,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$5,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$10,000$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$10,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$12,700$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$10,000$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$10,000$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$10,000$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$10,000$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,250$0
Tim KaineDVA$5,000$0
John KennedyRLA$2,500$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$25,000$0
James LankfordROK$11,000$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$10,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$15,000$0
John McCainRAZ$10,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$10,000$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$11,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$10,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$10,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$10,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$10,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$10,250$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$12,500$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,000$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$3,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$10,000$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$15,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,000$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$10,000$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$10,000$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$10,000$0
John ThuneRSD$5,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$10,000$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$30,250$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,250$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$12,000$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$10,000$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Police & firefighters unions & associations$618,368

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

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