Bipartisan legislation to enhance federal penalties for targeting law enforcement officers
Washington, D.C. – Today Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10), former chief of the Orlando Police Department, and Congressman John Rutherford (FL-4), former sheriff of Jacksonville, announced that they reintroduced H.R. 1325, the Protect and Serve Act of 2019. This bill passed the House last year with overwhelming bipartisan support, but was not considered in the Senate.
ORLANDO, FL – Today the House of Representatives passed two gun violence prevention bills cosponsored by Rep. Val Demings (FL-10). These are:
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) and Rep. Elise M. Stefanik (NY-21) introduced bipartisan legislation that directs the U.S. intelligence community to report to Congress regarding the financial assets and hidden networks used by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, the House of Representatives passed a resolution cosponsored by Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) to immediately terminate President Trump’s state of emergency.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) joined Reps. Terri Sewell and John Lewis on H.R. 4, The Voting Rights Advancement Act. The bill will restore Section 4(b) of the Voting Rights Act, protecting the rights of all Americans in areas with a history of voting rights violations, including the state of Florida.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Demings and other Members of Congress will introduce a resolution to immediately terminate President Trump’s disgraceful state of emergency. The law provides Congress the responsibility to terminate an emergency declaration.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, U.S. Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) introduced the Law Enforcement Protection Act.
ORLANDO, FL – Today, U.S. Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to declare a “state of emergency” on the southern border:
ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Val Demings recognized the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
ORLANDO, FL – Today Rep. Val Demings, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, participated in a hearing on HR8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. Rep. Demings is a cosponsor of the bill and has led efforts in Congress to pass meaningful legislation to prevent gun violence.