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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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2021 FL S.B. 732

Title - An act relating to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 732

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Relates to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers,defines the term critical incident,requires a law enforcement agency to disclose a body camera recording, or a portion thereof, which depicts a critical incident as soon as the recording ceases...

Relates to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers,defines the term critical incident,requires a law enforcement agency to disclose a body camera recording, or a portion thereof, which depicts a critical incident as soon as the recording ceases to be active criminal intelligence information or active criminal investigative information.

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2021 FL S.B. 740

Title - An act relating to the administration of justice

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 740

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Relates to administration of justice,revises the rate of compensation for jurors,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by a citizen review board to include a member of the citizen review...

Relates to administration of justice,revises the rate of compensation for jurors,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by a citizen review board to include a member of the citizen review board as part of the law enforcement agency investigative team,requires the county commission or other governing body of each county to establish by a specified date a citizen review board with the authority and ability to independently investigate.

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2021 FL H.B. 1147

Title - An act relating to citizen review boards,creating s. 900.06, F.S.,requiring law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by a citizen review board to include a member of the citizen review board as part of the law enforcement agency’s investigative team,creating s. 900.061, F.S.,providing legislative findings and intent,requiring the county commission or other governing body of each county to establish a citizen review board with the authority and ability to independently investigate law enforcement agencies within that county,providing requirements for citizen review boards,providing an effective date.

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1147

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Relates to citizen review boards,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by citizen review board to include member of citizen review board as part of law enforcement agency's investigative...

Relates to citizen review boards,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by citizen review board to include member of citizen review board as part of law enforcement agency’s investigative team,requires county commission or other governing body of each county to establish citizen review board with authority and ability to independently investigate law enforcement agencies within that county.

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2021 FL S.B. 438

Title - An act relating to investigations of officer-involved deaths

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 438

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Relates to investigations of officer involved deaths,requires that each law enforcement agency have a written policy regarding the investigation of officer involved deaths,authorizes internal investigations under certain circumstances,authorizes compensat...

Relates to investigations of officer involved deaths,requires that each law enforcement agency have a written policy regarding the investigation of officer involved deaths,authorizes internal investigations under certain circumstances,authorizes compensation for certain investigations to be determined in a manner consistent with mutual aid agreements.

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2021 FL H.B. 1451

Title - AN act relating to community safety and criminal justice

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1451

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Relates to community safety and criminal justice,provides law enforcement requirements and reports on officer excessive force use,provides public records exemptions do not apply to body camera recordings,provides for civil action against an officer acting...

Relates to community safety and criminal justice,provides law enforcement requirements and reports on officer excessive force use,provides public records exemptions do not apply to body camera recordings,provides for civil action against an officer acting under color of law of this state or its political subdivisions for deprivation of rights secured under us and State Constitutions,excludes persons seeking to take enforcement of law into their own hands from provisions protecting use of deadly force.

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2021 FL H.B. 479

Title - An act relating to compensation for victims of excessive use of force by law enforcement officers

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 479

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Relates to compensation for victims of excessive use of force by law enforcement officers,revises definition of term crime to include victims of law enforcement officers excessive use of force for purposes of Florida Crime Victims Compensation Act,provide...

Relates to compensation for victims of excessive use of force by law enforcement officers,revises definition of term crime to include victims of law enforcement officers excessive use of force for purposes of Florida Crime Victims Compensation Act,provides eligibility for compensation for minor children of nondeceased victim for specified purposes,provides that specified eligibility requirements do not apply to victim of law enforcement officers excessive use of force.

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2021 FL H.B. 673

Title - An act relating to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,providing a short title,amending s. 943.326, F.S.,requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, by a specified date, to create and maintain a statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,providing database requirements,requiring the department to adopt rules providing database participation requirements,requiring specified entities to participate according to department rules,providing participation requirements,requiring the department to ensure that alleged sexual offense victims and certain other persons receive specified notice and be informed that they have access to information regarding such kits and evidence,providing requirements for notification of DNA matches,providing for implementation,requiring the department to apply for specified grant funds,providing an effective date.

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 673

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Relates to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,designates Act Gails Law,requires Department of Law Enforcement, by specified date, to create and maintain statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,provides database re...

Relates to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,designates Act Gails Law,requires Department of Law Enforcement, by specified date, to create and maintain statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,provides database requirements,requires participation,requires Department of Law Enforcement to ensure that alleged sexual offense victims and certain other persons are notified of or have access to information regarding such kits and evidence.

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2021 FL S.B. 1866

Title - An act relating to misconduct by law enforcement officers

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 1866

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Relates to misconduct by law enforcement officers,requires law enforcement agencies to collect and report specified data to the Department of Law Enforcement concerning the use of force incidents and other interactions with the public,requires law enforce...

Relates to misconduct by law enforcement officers,requires law enforcement agencies to collect and report specified data to the Department of Law Enforcement concerning the use of force incidents and other interactions with the public,requires law enforcement agencies to establish Early intervention systems for officer misconduct,requires the Department of Law Enforcement to establish a program that standardizes definitions of, training related to, and consequences for misconduct by law enforcement.

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