President Trump Signs Bills With VP Mike Pence – “Public Safety Officers Benefits Improvement Act of 2017” and “The American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017”


President Donald J. Trump Signs S. 419 and S. 583 into Law at the White House


On Friday, June 2, 2017, the President signed into law:

S. 419, the “Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2017,” which modifies eligibility requirements for the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) program administered by the Department of Justice; and requires the Department to exercise due diligence, and transparency, to expeditiously adjudicate PSOB claims;



S. 583, the “American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017,” which authorizes the Department of Justice to award community oriented policing services grants for the purpose of prioritizing the hiring and training of veterans as career law enforcement officers.