Attorneys & law firms (Crime and Law Enforcement related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 1772 (113th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act H.R. 3331 (113th) MaloneyOpposeNo
To amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited… More
To amend title 31, United States Code, to ensure that persons who form corporations or limited liability companies in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations or limited liability companies, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations and limited liability companies for criminal gain, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations and limited liability companies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014 H.R. 4122 (113th) BonamiciSupportNo
To reauthorize the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2013 S. 1028 (113th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2013 S. 1690 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007. (by CRS)
Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 H.R. 1 (112th) RogersOpposeNo
An act making appropriations for disaster relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011 H.R. 1254 (112th) DentOpposeNo
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to place synthetic drugs in Schedule I. (by CRS)
Youth Prison Reduction Through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education Act H.R. 2721 (112th) ScottSupportNo
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community… More
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community strength and resiliency to ensure that youth lead productive, safe, healthy, gang-free, and law-abiding lives. (by CRS) Hide
United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 3080 (112th) CantorSupportYes
To implement the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS)
Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2011 H.R. 313 (112th) SmithOpposeNo
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify that persons who enter into a conspiracy within the United States to possess or traffic illegal controlled substances outside the United States, or… More
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify that persons who enter into a conspiracy within the United States to possess or traffic illegal controlled substances outside the United States, or engage in conduct within the United States to aid or abet drug trafficking outside the United States, may be criminally prosecuted in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Criminal Alien Accountability Act H.R. 45 (112th) IssaOpposeNo
To amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to impose mandatory sentencing ranges with respect to aliens who reenter the United States after having been removed, and for other… More
To amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to impose mandatory sentencing ranges with respect to aliens who reenter the United States after having been removed, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Right-To-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011 H.R. 822 (112th) StearnsOpposeNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a national standard in accordance with which nonresidents of a State may carry concealed firearms in the State. (by More
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a national standard in accordance with which nonresidents of a State may carry concealed firearms in the State. (by CRS) Hide
A Bill to Amend the Criminal Penalty Provision for Criminal Infringement of a Copyright, and for Other Purposes. S. 978 (112th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to amend the criminal penalty provision for criminal infringement of a copyright, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Youth Prison Reduction Through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education Act H.R. 1064 (111th) ScottSupportNo
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community… More
To provide for evidence-based and promising practices related to juvenile delinquency and criminal street gang activity prevention and intervention to help build individual, family, and community strength and resiliency to ensure that youth lead productive, safe, healthy, gang-free, and law-abiding lives. (by CRS) Hide
Immigration Oversight and Fairness Act H.R. 1215 (111th) Roybal-AllardSupportNo
To reform immigration detention procedures, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Justice Integrity Act of 2009 H.R. 1412 (111th) CohenSupportNo
To increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by More
To increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by CRS) Hide
Crack-Cocaine Equitable Sentencing Act of 2009 H.R. 2178 (111th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses. (by More
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses. (by CRS) Hide
Healthy Families Act H.R. 2460 (111th) DeLauroSupportNo
To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
Save America Comprehensive Immigration Act of 2009 H.R. 264 (111th) Jackson LeeSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to comprehensively reform immigration law, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act H.R. 2847 (111th) MollohanSupportYes
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fairness in Cocaine Sentencing Act of 2009 H.R. 3245 (111th) ScottSupportNo
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act regarding penalties for cocaine offenses, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act regarding penalties for cocaine offenses, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 H.R. 4853 (111th) OberstarOpposeYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
No More Tulias: Drug Law Enforcement Evidentiary Standards Improvement Act of 2009 H.R. 68 (111th) Jackson LeeSupportNo
To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task… More
To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2009 H.R. 911 (111th) MillerSupportNo
Provides a federal standard for teen/youth rehabilitation facilities that aims to prevent child neglect and abuse. Prohibits residential facilities from abusing children or denying them basic… More
Provides a federal standard for teen/youth rehabilitation facilities that aims to prevent child neglect and abuse. Prohibits residential facilities from abusing children or denying them basic necessities and access to phones. Staff is to be trained in what constitutes abuse and in providing emergency medical care. Marketing for residential programs will be more transparent and they will be held accountable for breaking the law. Creates a toll-free national hotline for individuals to report cases of abuse and a website with information about substantiated cases of abuse at residential programs. States are responsible for licensing facilities that are in accordance with the laws and the Department of Health and Human Services will conduct inspections. (by CRS) Hide
Free Flow of Information Act of 2009 H.R. 985 (111th) BoucherSupportNo
To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
Healthy Families Act S. 1152 (111th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
A bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
COPS Improvements Act of 2009 S. 167 (111th) KohlSupportNo
A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to enhance the COPS ON THE BEAT grant program, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to enhance the COPS ON THE BEAT grant program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 S. 1789 (111th) DurbinSupportYes
A bill to restore fairness to Federal cocaine sentencing. (by CRS)
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 S. 275 (111th) BaucusSupportNo
An original bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by More
An original bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Justice Integrity Act of 2009 S. 495 (111th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by More
A bill to increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by CRS) Hide
National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2010 S. 714 (111th) WebbSupportNo
A bill to establish the National Criminal Justice Commission. (by CRS)
Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009 S. 729 (111th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation… More
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Rail and Public Transportation Security Act of 2007 H.R. 1269 (110th) OberstarSupportNo
To improve the security of railroad, public transportation, and over-the-road bus systems in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
To improve the security of railroad, public transportation, and over-the-road bus systems in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Impose a Mandatory Minimum Sentence on a Deportable Alien Who Fails to Depart or Fails to Attend a Removal Proceeding. H.R. 131 (110th) GalleglyOpposeNo
To impose a mandatory minimum sentence on a deportable alien who fails to depart or fails to attend a removal proceeding. (by More
To impose a mandatory minimum sentence on a deportable alien who fails to depart or fails to attend a removal proceeding. (by CRS) Hide
To Impose a Criminal Penalty on an Alien Who Fails Voluntarily to Depart the United States After Securing Permission to Do So, or Who Unlawfully Returns to the United States After Voluntarily Departing. H.R. 132 (110th) GalleglyOpposeNo
To impose a criminal penalty on an alien who fails voluntarily to depart the United States after securing permission to do so, or who unlawfully returns to the United States after voluntarily… More
To impose a criminal penalty on an alien who fails voluntarily to depart the United States after securing permission to do so, or who unlawfully returns to the United States after voluntarily departing. (by CRS) Hide
Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007 H.R. 1416 (110th) NadlerSupportNo
To restore habeas corpus for those detained by the United States and to repeal the prohibition on treaty obligations establishing grounds for certain claims. (by More
To restore habeas corpus for those detained by the United States and to repeal the prohibition on treaty obligations establishing grounds for certain claims. (by CRS) Hide
Healthy Families Act H.R. 1542 (110th) DeLauroSupportNo
To provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by More
To provide for paid sick leave to ensure that Americans can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. (by CRS) Hide
Indentured Servitude Abolition Act of 2007 H.R. 1763 (110th) MillerSupportNo
To provide for labor recruiter accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Elder Justice Act H.R. 1783 (110th) EmanuelSupportNo
To amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute… More
To amend the Social Security Act to enhance the social security of the Nation by ensuring adequate public-private infrastructure and to resolve to prevent, detect, treat, intervene in, and prosecute elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Anti-Gun Trafficking Penalties Enhancement Act of 2007 H.R. 1895 (110th) McCarthySupportNo
To improve the tracking of stolen firearms and firearms used in a crime, to allow more frequent inspections of gun dealers to ensure compliance with Federal gun law, to enhance the penalties for gun… More
To improve the tracking of stolen firearms and firearms used in a crime, to allow more frequent inspections of gun dealers to ensure compliance with Federal gun law, to enhance the penalties for gun trafficking, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007 H.R. 1930 (110th) ShadeggSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 H.R. 2102 (110th) BoucherSupportNo
This bill would limit the conditions under which the federal governement could force journalists to disclose information. (by More
This bill would limit the conditions under which the federal governement could force journalists to disclose information. (by CRS) Hide
Kinship Caregiver Support Act H.R. 2188 (110th) DavisSupportNo
To establish kinship navigator programs, to establish kinship guardianship assistance payments for children, and for other purposes. (by More
To establish kinship navigator programs, to establish kinship guardianship assistance payments for children, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
L-1 Nonimmigrant Reform Act H.R. 2504 (110th) DeLauroOpposeNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the admission of L-1 intra-company transferee nonimmigrants. (by More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the admission of L-1 intra-company transferee nonimmigrants. (by CRS) Hide
Criminal Alien Accountability Act H.R. 26 (110th) IssaOpposeNo
This bill establishes minimum prison terms for alien crimes or those who aid in alien crimes. (by CRS)
Attorney-Client Privilege Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 3013 (110th) ScottSupportNo
This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any U.S. agent or attorney from demanding or requesting disclosure by an organization (or affiliated person) of any communication protected by… More
This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any U.S. agent or attorney from demanding or requesting disclosure by an organization (or affiliated person) of any communication protected by the attorney-client privilege or any attorney work product. It would effectively prohibit the violation of attorney-client privilege in corporate investigations. (by CRS) Hide
Prison Abuse Remedies Act of 2007 H.R. 4109 (110th) ScottSupportNo
To provide for the redress of prison abuses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008 H.R. 5876 (110th) MillerSupportNo
Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2008 (by CRS)
John R. Justice Prosecutors and Defenders Incentive Act of 2007 H.R. 916 (110th) ScottSupportNo
To provide for loan repayment for prosecutors and public defenders. (by CRS)
Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 H.R. 923 (110th) LewisSupportYes
This bill would create an Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Investigation Office in the Department of Justice and FBI. (by CRS)
Recidivism Reduction and Second Chance Act of 2007 S. 1060 (110th) BidenSupportNo
This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize, rewrite, and expand provisions for adult and juvenile offender state and local reentry demonstration projects… More
This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize, rewrite, and expand provisions for adult and juvenile offender state and local reentry demonstration projects to provide expanded services to offenders and their families for reentry into society. (by CRS) Hide
Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 S. 1105 (110th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Domestic Violence Volunteer Attorney Network Act S. 1515 (110th) BidenSupportNo
A bill to establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims. (by CRS)
Habeas Corpus Restoration Act of 2007 S. 185 (110th) SpecterSupportNo
A bill to restore habeas corpus for those detained by the United States. (by CRS)
Protect America Act of 2007 S. 1927 (110th) McConnellOpposeYes
Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to state that nothing under its definition of "electronic surveillance" shall be construed to encompass surveillance directed… More
Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) to state that nothing under its definition of "electronic surveillance" shall be construed to encompass surveillance directed at a person reasonably believed to be located outside the United States. (CRS) (by CRS) Hide
Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007 S. 1959 (110th) CollinsOpposeNo
A bill to establish the National Commission on the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to establish the National Commission on the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 S. 2035 (110th) SpecterSupportNo
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 S. 2285 (110th) DoddSupportNo
To reauthorize the Federal terrorism risk insurance program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2008 S. 3155 (110th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Court Security Improvement Act of 2007 S. 378 (110th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect judges, prosecutors, witnesses, victims, and their family members, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect judges, prosecutors, witnesses, victims, and their family members, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
John R. Justice Prosecutors and Defenders Incentive Act of 2007 S. 442 (110th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to provide for loan repayment for prosecutors and public defenders. (by CRS)