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AN ACT relative to over-sentencing and racial profiling.

Prohibits a law enforcement agency from engaging in racial profiling,requires the Department of Corrections to collect data on racial and ethnic disparity in criminal sentencing and submit an annual report with recommendations for minimizing or eliminating such disparity from the criminal justice system,authorizes the sentencing court to reduce the sentence of a defendant whose sentence was disproportionate because of racial or ethnic bias.