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115TH CONGRESS
1ST SESSION
H. R. 3298

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
JULY 24, 2017
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and
Administration

AN ACT
To authorize the Capitol Police Board to make payments
from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund
to employees of the United States Capitol Police who
have sustained serious line-of-duty injuries, and for other
purposes.

1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
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1 SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

2 This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Wounded Officers Re-
3 covery Act of 2017’’.
4 SEC. 2. PAYMENTS FROM UNITED STATES CAPITOL POLICE

5 MEMORIAL FUND TO EMPLOYEES SUS-

6 TAINING SERIOUS LINE-OF-DUTY INJURIES.

7 (a) AUTHORIZING PAYMENTS FROM FUND.—Section
8 2 of Public Law 105–223 (2 U.S.C. 1952) is amended—
9 (1) in the section heading, by inserting ‘‘AND
10 CERTAIN OTHER UNITED STATES CAPITOL PO-

11 LICE EMPLOYEES’’ before the period at the end;
12 (2) by striking ‘‘Subject to the regulations’’ and
13 inserting ‘‘(a) IN GENERAL.—Except to the extent
14 used or reserved for use under subsection (b) and
15 subject to the regulations’’; and
16 (3) by adding at the end the following new sub-
17 section:
18 ‘‘(b) PAYMENTS FOR EMPLOYEES SUSTAINING SERI-
19 OUS LINE-OF-DUTY INJURIES.—In addition to the
20 amounts paid under subsection (a), amounts in the Fund
21 may be paid to employees of the United States Capitol
22 Police who have sustained serious line-of-duty injuries, in
23 accordance with the regulations issued under section
24 4(b).’’.
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1 (b) REGULATIONS OF CAPITOL POLICE BOARD.—
2 Section 4 of Public Law 105–223 (2 U.S.C. 1954) is
3 amended—
4 (1) by striking ‘‘The Capitol Police Board’’ and
5 inserting ‘‘(a) IN GENERAL.—The Capitol Police
6 Board’’; and
7 (2) by adding at the end the following new sub-
8 section:
9 ‘‘(b) REGULATIONS GOVERNING PAYMENTS TO EM-
10 PLOYEES SUSTAINING SERIOUS LINE-OF-DUTY INJU-
11 RIES.—In carrying out subsection (a), the Capitol Police
12 Board shall issue specific regulations governing the use
13 of the Fund for making payments to employees of the
14 United States Capitol Police who have sustained serious
15 line-of-duty injuries (as authorized under section 2(b)), in-
16 cluding regulations—
17 ‘‘(1) establishing the conditions under which an
18 employee is eligible to receive such a payment;
19 ‘‘(2) providing for the amount, timing, and
20 manner of such payments; and
21 ‘‘(3) ensuring that any such payment is in addi-
22 tion to, and does not otherwise affect, any other
23 form of compensation payable to the employee, in-
24 cluding benefits for workers’ compensation under
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25 chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code.’’.

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1 (c) TREATMENT OF AMOUNTS RECEIVED IN RE-
2 SPONSE TO INCIDENT OF JUNE 14, 2017.—The second
3 sentence of section 1 of Public Law 105–223 (2 U.S.C.
4 1951) is amended by striking ‘‘deposit into the Fund’’ and
5 inserting ‘‘deposit into the Fund, including amounts re-
6 ceived in response to the shooting incident at the practice
7 for the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity on June
8 14, 2017,’’.
Passed the House of Representatives July 24, 2017.
Attest: KAREN L. HAAS,
Clerk.
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