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The ‘George Floyd Bill’ was passed through Congress to outlaw chokeholds and other bad US police tactics

The House of Representatives approved on Wednesday legislation aimed at preventing police misconduct that Democrats named in honour of George Floyd however, it must secure the approval of 10 Republicans.

The ‘George Floyd bill’ not only bans chokeholds, but creates a national standard for policing and end ‘qualified immunity’ for law enforcement. The bill was drawn up following the passing of George Floyd. He was unarmed and killed by a police officer who was kneeling on his neck.

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