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2021 CA A.B. 1191

Title - An act to amend Section 11108.3 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

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Relates to existing law that requires law enforcement agencies to report to the Department of Justice any information in their possession necessary to identify and trace the history of a recovered firearm that is illegally possessed, has been used in a cr...

Relates to existing law that requires law enforcement agencies to report to the Department of Justice any information in their possession necessary to identify and trace the history of a recovered firearm that is illegally possessed, has been used in a crime, or is suspected of having been used in a crime. Requires the department to analyze the data as specified and annually submit a report to the Legislature summarizing this analysis and make the report available to the public.

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2021 CA A.B. 1191

Title - An act to amend Section 11108.3 of the Penal Code, relating to firearms.

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Relates to existing law that requires law enforcement agencies to report to the Department of Justice any information in their possession necessary to identify and trace the history of a recovered firearm that is illegally possessed, has been used in a cr...

Relates to existing law that requires law enforcement agencies to report to the Department of Justice any information in their possession necessary to identify and trace the history of a recovered firearm that is illegally possessed, has been used in a crime, or is suspected of having been used in a crime. Requires the department to analyze the data as specified and annually submit a report to the Legislature summarizing this analysis and make the report available to the public.

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2021 CA A.B. 481

Title - An act to add Chapter 12.8 (commencing with Section 7070) to Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, relating to military equipment.

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Requires a law enforcement agency, defined to include specified state and local entities, to obtain approval of the applicable governing body, by adoption of a military equipment use policy, as specified, by ordinance at a regular meeting held pursuant to...

Requires a law enforcement agency, defined to include specified state and local entities, to obtain approval of the applicable governing body, by adoption of a military equipment use policy, as specified, by ordinance at a regular meeting held pursuant to specified open meeting laws, prior to taking certain actions relating to the funding, acquisition, or use of military equipment.

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2021 CA A.B. 481

Title - An act to add Chapter 12.8 (commencing with Section 7070) to Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, relating to military equipment.

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Requires a law enforcement agency, defined to include specified state and local entities, to obtain approval of the applicable governing body, by adoption of a military equipment use policy, as specified, by ordinance at a regular meeting held pursuant to...

Requires a law enforcement agency, defined to include specified state and local entities, to obtain approval of the applicable governing body, by adoption of a military equipment use policy, as specified, by ordinance at a regular meeting held pursuant to specified open meeting laws, prior to taking certain actions relating to the funding, acquisition, or use of military equipment.

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2021 CA A.B. 48

Title - Prohibiting the use of kinetic energy projectiles or chemical agents by any law enforcement agency to disperse any assembly, protest, or demonstration, except in compliance with specified standards set by the bill, and would prohibit their use solely due to a violation of an imposed curfew, verbal threat, or noncompliance with a lawenforcement directive. Prohibits the use of chloroacetophenone tear gas or 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile gas by law enforcement agencies to disperse any assembly or demonstration.

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Prohibits the use of kinetic energy projectiles or chemical agents by any law enforcement agency to disperse any assembly, protest, or demonstration, except in compliance with specified standards set by the bill, and would prohibit their use solely due...

Prohibits the use of kinetic energy projectiles or chemical agents by any law enforcement agency to disperse any assembly, protest, or demonstration, except in compliance with specified standards set by the bill, and would prohibit their use solely due to a violation of an imposed curfew, verbal threat, or noncompliance with a lawenforcement directive. Prohibits the use of chloroacetophenone tear gas or 2-chlorobenzalmalononitrile gas by law enforcement agencies to disperse any assembly or demonstration.

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2021 CA A.B. 18

Title - Requiring a law enforcement agency, for any sexual assault forensic evidence received by the law enforcementagency prior to January 1, 2016, to submit that evidence to the crime lab on or before January 31, 2023. Requires a crime lab, for any sexual assault evidence kit received by a law enforcement agency prior to January 1, 2016, and submitted to the crime lab on or after January 1, 2022, to process that evidence kit no later than January 31, 2024.

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Requires a law enforcement agency, for any sexual assault forensic evidence received by the law enforcementagency prior to January 1, 2016, to submit that evidence to the crime lab on or before January 31, 2023. Requires a crime lab, for any sexual a...

Requires a law enforcement agency, for any sexual assault forensic evidence received by the law enforcementagency prior to January 1, 2016, to submit that evidence to the crime lab on or before January 31, 2023. Requires a crime lab, for any sexual assault evidence kit received by a law enforcement agency prior to January 1, 2016, and submitted to the crime lab on or after January 1, 2022, to process that evidence kit no later than January 31, 2024.

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2021 CA A.B. 26

Title - Requiring enforcement use-of-force policies to require peace officers to immediately report potential excessive force, and to intercede when present and observing an officer using excessive force. Requires those policies to, among other things, prohibit retaliation against officers that report violations of law or regulation of another officer to a supervisor, and requires that an officer who fails to intercede be disciplined in the same manner as the officer who used excessive force.

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Requires law enforcement use-of-force policies to require peace officers to immediately report potential excessive force, and to intercede when present and observing an officer using excessive force. Requires those policies to, among other things, proh...

Requires law enforcement use-of-force policies to require peace officers to immediately report potential excessive force, and to intercede when present and observing an officer using excessive force. Requires those policies to, among other things, prohibit retaliation against officers that report violations of law or regulation of another officer to a supervisor, and requires that an officer who fails to intercede be disciplined in the same manner as the officer who used excessive force.

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2021 CA A.B. 57

Title - Stating the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to respond to the increase in hate crimes by, among other things, strengthening requirements for law enforcement training and education regarding hate crimes and enhancing statutory prohibitions against online hate and harassment.

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States the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to respond to the increase in hate crimes by, among other things, strengthening requirements for law enforcement training and education regarding hate crimes and enhancing statutory prohibitions...

States the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to respond to the increase in hate crimes by, among other things, strengthening requirements for law enforcement training and education regarding hate crimes and enhancing statutory prohibitions against online hate and harassment.

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2019 CA A.B. 6

Title - Requiring the Governor, with the recommendation of the Attorney General, to appoint six Directors and six Associate Directors of the Attorney General’s office who are exempt from state civil service. Providing that civil penalties collected for unfair business practice violations may also be deposited in the Public Rights LawEnforcement Special Fund for the enforcement of consumer protection laws. Making legislative findings and declarations to facilitate a Statewide Opioid Settlement Agreement.

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Requires the Governor, with the recommendation of the Attorney General, to appoint six Directors and six Associate Directors of the Attorney General's office who are exempt from state civil service. Provides that civil penalties collected for unfair busin...

Requires the Governor, with the recommendation of the Attorney General, to appoint six Directors and six Associate Directors of the Attorney General’s office who are exempt from state civil service. Provides that civil penalties collected for unfair business practice violations may also be deposited in the Public Rights LawEnforcement Special Fund for the enforcement of consumer protection laws. Makes legislative findings and declarations to facilitate a Statewide Opioid Settlement Agreement.

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2019 CA A.C.R. 177

Title - Declaring a specified date as Family Justice Center Day and recognizes the lifesaving and hope giving work of the Family Justice Center Network and its member Family Justice Centers as they work with rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters, human trafficking agencies, law enforcement agencies and other professionals, and community based organizations to ensure that adult and child survivors of trauma can access all of their services in one setting.

Law Number - 2019 CA A.C.R. 177

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Declares a specified date as Family Justice Center Day and recognizes the lifesaving and hope giving work of the Family Justice Center Network and its member Family Justice Centers as they work with rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters, human t...

Declares a specified date as Family Justice Center Day and recognizes the lifesaving and hope giving work of the Family Justice Center Network and its member Family Justice Centers as they work with rape crisis centers, domestic violence shelters, human trafficking agencies, law enforcement agencies and other professionals, and community based organizations to ensure that adult and child survivors of trauma can access all of their services in one setting.

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2019 CA A.C.R. 41

Title - Honoring the legacy of Police Officer Isabel Velasquez and dedicates May 31, 2019, as Officer Isabel Velasquez Remembrance Day.

Law Number - 2019 CA A.C.R. 41

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Honors the legacy of Police Officer Isabel Velasquez and dedicates May 31, 2019, as Officer Isabel Velasquez Remembrance Day.

2019 CA A.B. 1450

Title - Authorizing a police or Sheriff’s department to which a report of suspected child abuse or severe neglect is made, or that is investigating an open case for which a report of suspected child abuse or severe neglect was made on or before a specified date, to forward to the Department of Justice a report in writing of its investigation of known or suspected child abuse or severe neglect that is determined to be substantiated.

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Authorizes a police or Sheriff's department to which a report of suspected child abuse or severe neglect is made, or that is investigating an open case for which a report of suspected child abuse or severe neglect was made on or before a specified date,...

Authorizes a police or Sheriff’s department to which a report of suspected child abuse or severe neglect is made, or that is investigating an open case for which a report of suspected child abuse or severe neglect was made on or before a specified date, to forward to the Department of Justice a report in writing of its investigation of known or suspected child abuse or severe neglect that is determined to be substantiated.

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