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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. 1205

Title - An act relating to protection of constitutional firearms rights

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1205

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Relates to protection of constitutional firearms rights,designates Act Second Amendment Preservation Act,declares specified actions to be infringements of constitutionally protected rights concerning firearms,declares such actions to be void and of no eff...

Relates to protection of constitutional firearms rights,designates Act Second Amendment Preservation Act,declares specified actions to be infringements of constitutionally protected rights concerning firearms,declares such actions to be void and of no effect,provides duties of courts and law enforcement agencies concerning such actions,prohibits public servants and others from certain acts,provides civil liability for such acts,makes certain individuals ineligible for employment in law enforcement.

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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. 875

Title - An act relating to intelligence-led policing,creating s. 943.688, F.S.,defining terms,requiring law enforcement agencies that use intelligence-led policing to establish policies and procedures,providing minimum requirements for such policies and procedures,providing requirements for law enforcement agencies that use intelligence-led policing,providing an effective date.

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 875

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Relates to intelligence-led policing,provides requirements for intelligence-led policing policies,provides requirements for law enforcement agencies that use intelligence-led policing,requires certain information be provided to a targeted individual.

2021 FL S.B. 460

Title - An act relating to early intervention systems for law enforcement officers

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 460

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Relates to early intervention systems for law enforcement officers.

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 H.B. 1529

Title - An act relating to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,creating s. 943.6872, F.S.,requiring the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to report specified data concerning law enforcement officers to a specified national registry,requiring such agencies to screen all prospective officers against such registry,authorizing the Legislature to designate a different national registry,providing that certain operators determine certain reporting and screening requirements,providing a presumption of a law enforcement agency’s negligence under certain circumstances,revoking the certification of a law enforcement officer who has not been screened before hiring,providing for recertification of such officers in certain circumstances,requiring the commission to take specified actions in certain circumstances,providing for law enforcement agencies to contest the commission’s findings within a specified period,providing an effective date.

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Relates to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,requires Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to report certain data to specified national registry,requires law enforcement agencies to screen prospective law en...

Relates to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,requires Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to report certain data to specified national registry,requires law enforcement agencies to screen prospective law enforcement officers against such registry,provides presumption of law enforcement agency’s negligence under certain circumstances,revokes certification of law enforcement officer who has not been screened before hiring,provides for recertification.

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2021 FL S.B. 452

Title - An act relating to law enforcement officer body and vehicle dash cameras

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 452

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Relates to law enforcement officer body and vehicle dash cameras.

2021 FL H.B. 1513

Title - An act relating to law enforcement and correctional officer accreditation and standards

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1513

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Relates to law enforcement and correctional officer accreditation and standards,requires Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to adopt rules prohibiting law enforcement officers, correctional officers, or correctional probation officers from...

Relates to law enforcement and correctional officer accreditation and standards,requires Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to adopt rules prohibiting law enforcement officers, correctional officers, or correctional probation officers from using specified techniques,requires commission to adopt rules requiring employing agencies to report information related to use of such techniques.

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2021 FL S.B. 450

Title - An act relating to citizen review boards

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 450

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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 a citizen review board to include a member of the citizen review board as part of the law enforcement agency inv...

Relates to citizen review boards,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 a citizen review board with the authority and ability to independently investigate law enforcement agencies within that county.

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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.