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2021 FL H.B. 1531

Title - An act relating to local law enforcement agencies

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1531

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Relates to local law enforcement agencies,redesignates Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission as Public Safety Standards, Training, and Accreditation Commission,revises commission membership,requires cities and counties to create public safety...

Relates to local law enforcement agencies,redesignates Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission as Public Safety Standards, Training, and Accreditation Commission,revises commission membership,requires cities and counties to create public safety departments,specifies divisions of such departments,limits when law enforcement officers may initiate traffic stops,provides for duties of law enforcement officers at accident scenes,provides for traffic monitors.

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2021 FL H.B. 277

Title - An act relating to a statewide police misconduct registry,creating s. 943.6872, F.S.,defining the term “discriminatory profiling”,requiring the Department of Law Enforcement to establish by a certain date and maintain a statewide police misconduct registry,specifying information that the registry must contain on all state and local law enforcement officers,requiring the head of each state and local law enforcement agency to periodically submit specified information to the department beginning on a specified date,requiring the department to publish the information on its website by a specified date,providing an effective date

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 277

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Relates to statewide police misconduct registry,requires Department of Law Enforcement (FLDE) to establishes and maintain statewide police misconduct registry,specifies information that registry must contain,requires head of each state and local law enfor...

Relates to statewide police misconduct registry,requires Department of Law Enforcement (FLDE) to establishes and maintain statewide police misconduct registry,specifies information that registry must contain,requires head of each state and local law enforcement agency to periodically submit specified information.

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2021 FL S.B. 462

Title - An act relating to law enforcement officer use of force deaths

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 462

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Relates to law enforcement officer use of force deaths.

2021 FL H.B. 1049

Title - An act relating to the use of drones by government agencies

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1049

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Relates to use of drones by Government Agencies,expands authorized uses of drones by law enforcement agencies and other specified entities for specified purposes.

2021 FL H.B. 197

Title - An act relating to law enforcement officers,amending s. 775.085, F.S.,including service as a law enforcement officer as a ground for reclassification of certain criminal offenses on the basis of prejudice against the victim,defining the term “law enforcement officer”,amending s. 943.1729, F.S.,authorizing crisis intervention training for law enforcement officers to obtain initial certification or for continued employment,providing an effective date.

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 197

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Relates to Law Enforcement Officers,includes service as law enforcement officer as ground for reclassification of certain criminal offenses on basis of prejudice against victim,authorizes crisis intervention training for law enforcement officers.

2021 FL H.B. 569

Title - An act relating to law enforcement body and dashboard cameras

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 569

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Relates to law enforcement body and dashboard cameras,mandates that law enforcement agencies require officers to wear and use body cameras in certain circumstances,provides an exception,mandates that law enforcement agencies require law enforcement vehicl...

Relates to law enforcement body and dashboard cameras,mandates that law enforcement agencies require officers to wear and use body cameras in certain circumstances,provides an exception,mandates that law enforcement agencies require law enforcement vehicles to be equipped with and use dashboard cameras in certain circumstances.

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2021 FL S.B. 484

Title - An act relating to combating public disorder

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 484

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Relates to combating public disorder,authorizes a resident of a municipality to file an appeal to the Administration Commission if the governing body of the municipality makes a specified reduction to the operating budget of a municipal law enforcement ag...

Relates to combating public disorder,authorizes a resident of a municipality to file an appeal to the Administration Commission if the governing body of the municipality makes a specified reduction to the operating budget of a municipal law enforcement agency,creates a cause of action against a municipality for obstructing or interfering with reasonable law enforcement protection during a riot or an unlawful assembly.

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2021 FL S.B. 730

Title - An act relating to strangulation by a law enforcement officer

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 730

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Relates to strangulation by a law enforcement officer,provides criminal penalties for law enforcement officers who while on duty commit the offense of strangulation by a law enforcement officer.

2021 FL H.B. 577

Title - An act relating to law enforcement officer use of force

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 577

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Relates to law enforcement officer use of force,requires law enforcement and correctional agencies to collect data concerning use of force incidents,provides for suspension of funding for local law enforcement agencies that fail to comply with data requir...

Relates to law enforcement officer use of force,requires law enforcement and correctional agencies to collect data concerning use of force incidents,provides for suspension of funding for local law enforcement agencies that fail to comply with data requirements,requires data to be collected in compliance with federal standards,requires Department of Law Enforcement (FLDE) to maintain statewide database with data and publish database on its website,requires Department of Law Enforcement (FLDE).

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2021 FL S.B. 1632

Title - An act relating to the Florida Retirement System

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 1632

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Relates to State Retirement System,revises the definition of the term continuous service for purposes of the State Retirement System,revises an exception to the employment after retirement limitations for retired law enforcement officers who are reemploye...

Relates to State Retirement System,revises the definition of the term continuous service for purposes of the State Retirement System,revises an exception to the employment after retirement limitations for retired law enforcement officers who are reemployed with a covered employer.

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2021 FL H.B. 1573

Title - An act relating to the excessive use of force by law enforcement officers,requiring a law enforcement officer to intervene when another officer is using or attempting to use excessive force under certain circumstances,providing criminal penalties,requiring a law enforcement officer to render aid to a victim of excessive force under certain circumstances,providing criminal penalties,requiring a law enforcement officer to report the use of excessive force by another officer,requiring a law enforcement officer to report the commission of a criminal offense by another officer while on duty,providing criminal penalties,providing an effective date.

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1573

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Relates to excessive use of force by law enforcement officers,requires law enforcement officer to intervene when another officer is using or attempting to use excessive force,requires law enforcement officer to render aid to victim of excessive force,requ...

Relates to excessive use of force by law enforcement officers,requires law enforcement officer to intervene when another officer is using or attempting to use excessive force,requires law enforcement officer to render aid to victim of excessive force,requires law enforcement officer to report use of excessive force by another officer,requires law enforcement officer to report commission of criminal offense by another officer while on duty.

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2021 FL S.B. 942

Title - An act relating to law enforcement agency standards

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 942

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Relates to law enforcement agency standards,requires the Department of Law Enforcement to adopt rules setting out minimum requirements for policies of law enforcement agencies,specifies areas that must be addressed by such policies,requires the department...

Relates to law enforcement agency standards,requires the Department of Law Enforcement to adopt rules setting out minimum requirements for policies of law enforcement agencies,specifies areas that must be addressed by such policies,requires the department to create a model procedures document for law enforcement agencies,specifies requirements for the model procedures document.

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