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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

96-S2101 on Sep 20, 1996

Decided Oct 3, 1996
Bill Sponsorship: the Federal Law Enforcement Dependents Assistance Act
Source: Bill sponsored by 12 Senators and 11 Reps
A bill to provide educational assistance to the dependents of Federal law enforcement officials who are killed or disabled in the performance of their duties.
    Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide educational assistance to the dependents of civilian Federal law enforcement officers who are killed or are permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty.
Corresponding House bill is H.R.4111. Became Public Law No: 104-238.

  • Topic: Homeland Security
  • Headline: School assistance to survivors of injured federal police

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 96-S2101

Dianne Feinstein s1oCA Democratic Sr Senator 
Barney Frank s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Joe Kennedy s1oMassachusetts Democrat (until 1999) 
Ted Kennedy s1oMA Democratic Senator (until 2009) 
John Kerry s1oMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Herbert Kohl s1oWI Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Patrick Leahy s1oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Carl Levin s1oMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Ed Markey s1oMA Democratic Challenger 
Marty Meehan s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retired 2007) 
Joe Moakley s1oMassachusetts Democrat (until 2001) 
Richard Neal s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
John Olver s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Arlen Specter s1iPA Former Democratic incumbent (elected as Republican) 

Republicans participating in 96-S2101

Peter Blute s1oMassachusetts Republican Former (1994-) 
Jon Fox s1oPennsylvania Republican Former (1994-) 
Chuck Grassley s1oIA Republican Sr Senator 
Orrin Hatch s1oUT Republican Sr Senator 
Alan Simpson s1oWY Republican Senator (Former) 
Strom Thurmond s1oSC Former Republican Senator 
Peter Torkildsen s1oMassachusetts Republican Former (1994-) 

Independents participating in 96-S2101

Joe Biden s1oDE Vice President 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 14
Republicans: 7
Independents: 1

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