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2021 DE S.B. 148

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND PUBLIC TRUST.

Law Number - 2021 DE S.B. 148

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Expands the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust's responsibility to review deadly use of force incidents by law enforcement by adding review of cases involving serious physical injury,requires that if the Division issues a public report on the use o...

Expands the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust’s responsibility to review deadly use of force incidents by law enforcement by adding review of cases involving serious physical injury,requires that if the Division issues a public report on the use of force, the report must include the race of the law enforcement officer who used force, the race of the individual on whom force was used, and whether race was a relevant or motivating factor.

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2021 DE S.B. 149

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE LAW-ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS.

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Relates to states that bar public access to police misconduct records, and is the only state in the country with a specific confidentiality clause in its Law-Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.

2021 DE S.B. 148

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND PUBLIC TRUST.

Law Number - 2021 DE S.B. 148

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Expands the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust's responsibility to review deadly use of force incidents by law enforcement by adding review of cases involving serious physical injury,requires that if the Division issues a public report on the use o...

Expands the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust’s responsibility to review deadly use of force incidents by law enforcement by adding review of cases involving serious physical injury,requires that if the Division issues a public report on the use of force, the report must include the race of the law enforcement officer who used force, the race of the individual on whom force was used, and whether race was a relevant or motivating factor.

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2021 DE S.B. 149

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE LAW-ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS.

Law Number - 2021 DE S.B. 149

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Relates to states that bar public access to police misconduct records, and is the only state in the country with a specific confidentiality clause in its Law-Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.

2021 DE H.B. 195

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 AND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF BODY WORN CAMERAS.

Law Number - 2021 DE H.B. 195

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Requires certain police officers and some certain employees of the Department of Correction and Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to wear a body worn camera and to use the body worn camera to record interactions with a member ...

Requires certain police officers and some certain employees of the Department of Correction and Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to wear a body worn camera and to use the body worn camera to record interactions with a member of the public in accordance with the regulations to be established by the Council on Police Training,requires state agencies to implement the statewide body worn camera program through the procurement of cameras, development of a central data storage.

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2021 DE H.B. 195

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 AND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF BODY WORN CAMERAS.

Law Number - 2021 DE H.B. 195

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Requires certain police officers and some certain employees of the Department of Correction and Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to wear a body worn camera and to use the body worn camera to record interactions with a member ...

Requires certain police officers and some certain employees of the Department of Correction and Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to wear a body worn camera and to use the body worn camera to record interactions with a member of the public in accordance with the regulations to be established by the Council on Police Training,requires state agencies to implement the statewide body worn camera program through the procurement of cameras, development of a central data storage.

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2021 DE H.B. 28

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO REPORTS OF ACCIDENTS.

Law Number - 2021 DE H.B. 28

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Increases the minimum amount of property damage that triggers the mandatory reporting of a vehicular collision to police by a specified amount.

2021 DE H.B. 32

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TRASH CONTAINERS ON HIGHWAYS.

Law Number - 2021 DE H.B. 32

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Provides all law enforcement officers the authority to enforce the existing labeling requirements for dumpsters that are in a public road or parking lot.

2019 DE H.B. 360

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ELECTRONIC RECORDATION OF CUSTODIAL INTERROGATIONS OF CHILDREN.

Law Number - 2019 DE H.B. 360

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Requires that custodial interrogations of children, at a place of detention, by a law enforcement officer, be electronically recorded,requires the law enforcement officer to prepare a written explanation if the interrogation is not electronically re...

Requires that custodial interrogations of children, at a place of detention, by a law enforcement officer, be electronically recorded,requires the law enforcement officer to prepare a written explanation if the interrogation is not electronically recorded.

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2019 DE H.B. 350

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHOKEHOLDS.

Law Number - 2019 DE H.B. 350

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Creates the crime of aggravated strangulation,relates to a person being guilty of aggravated strangulation, if the person is a law enforcement officer, and while acting within the person's official capacity as a law enforcementofficer, knowingly or i...

Creates the crime of aggravated strangulation,relates to a person being guilty of aggravated strangulation, if the person is a law enforcement officer, and while acting within the person’s official capacity as a law enforcementofficer, knowingly or intentionally uses a chokehold on another person.

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2019 DE H.B. 324

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO TRASH CONTAINERS ON HIGHWAYS.

Law Number - 2019 DE H.B. 324

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Provides all law-enforcement officers the authority to enforce the existing labeling requirements for dumpsters that are in a public road or parking lot,makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative D...

Provides all law-enforcement officers the authority to enforce the existing labeling requirements for dumpsters that are in a public road or parking lot,makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative Drafting Manual.

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2019 DE H.B. 292

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ARREST FOR VIOLATION – LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS CONTAINER.

Law Number - 2019 DE H.B. 292

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Repeals this particular section prescribes a practice that is typically unused and handled through a traditional warrant process by charging a previous section of this chapter brought by a law enforcement officer.