House Passes George Floyd Bill Designed To Help Prevent Police Misconduct

The House passed a bill on Wednesday aimed at helping prevent police misconduct, naming the legislation after a Black man who was killed by Minneapolis police last May in a violent arrest that triggered nationwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality.

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed 220-212 in the Democratic-controlled House. The legislation bans police from using chokeholds and no-knock warrants, requires data collection on police encounters and ends…

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