H.R. 7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 - This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices. (No letter at this time.)
Justice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018 - Explicitly makes lynching a federal crime.
Removes the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Recommends that a nationwide moratorium on essential utility service disconnections be part of the next COVID-19 package; this Nationwide Utility Shut-off Moratorium would be in effect until the COVID-19 pandemic threat has passed and the country’s economy has stabilized.
Qualified immunity was created by the Supreme Court in contravention of the text of the statute and the intent of Congress. The Ending Qualified Immunity Act explicitly notes that the elements of qualified immunity outlined by the Supreme Court are not a defense to liability.