IACP Capitol Report Update


IACP Capitol Report Update
IACP’s news digest, covering recent activities in Congress.

January 2010

Congress Passes Omnibus Spending Bill

In early December Congress passed a package of spending bills—or omnibus—that will fund government agencies through the end of this fiscal year, September 30, 2010. Read more »


January 2010

Congress Introduces Jobs Bill That Includes Funding for COPS Hiring

In addition to the regular funding for FY 2010, the House has introduced the Jobs for Main Street Act (H.R. 2847). Read more »


January 2010

Collective Bargaining Bill Continues to Gain Ground

The Organized Retail Crime Act of 2009 (ORC) is gaining support in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The legislation, which is strongly supported by the IACP, has many cosponsors and was the main topic of focus in a House Judiciary hearing in November. Read more »


January 2010

Day on the Hill

The IACP’s bi-annual Day on the Hill has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 9 in conjunction with the mid-year meetings of both the Division of State and Provincial Police and the Division of State Associations of Chiefs of Police Divisions. Read more »