Summary: With the current divisions in U.S. politics on the federal level, it is difficult for any new laws to be passed regarding police reform.
Congress and Police Reform: Recent Proposals (2/7/2023)
This report was prepared for Congress by the Congressional Research Service.
The House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 on June 25, 2020. The bill went to the U.S. Senate where it died, as expected. A news summary of the bill noted the following proposed changes: