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2021 MS H.B. 397

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-7-323, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND THEIR SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO PREVENT AND INVESTIGATE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY AND VIOLATION OF LAW ON SCHOOL PROPERTY IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHEREIN SUCH AGENCIES’ POLICE POWER JURISDICTION LIES,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 397

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Clarifies the authority of local law enforcement agencies and their sworn law enforcement officers to prevent and investigate criminal activity and violation of law on school property in school districts wherein such agencies' police power jurisdiction li...

Clarifies the authority of local law enforcement agencies and their sworn law enforcement officers to prevent and investigate criminal activity and violation of law on school property in school districts wherein such agencies’ police power jurisdiction lies.

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2021 MS H.B. 862

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 21-21-3, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNING AUTHORITIES OF MUNICIPALITIES TO PROVIDE POLICE OFFICERS, WHO ARE ON PATROL, WITH BODY-WORN CAMERAS,TO DEFINE THE TERM “BODY-WORN CAMERA”,TO AMEND SECTION 19-25-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE COUNTY BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS TO INCLUDE ALLOCATIONS FOR BODY-WORN CAMERAS IN THE ANNUAL BUDGETS FOR SHERIFFS’ OFFICES,TO AMEND SECTION 19-25-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE DEPUTY SHERIFFS, WHO ARE ON PATROL, TO WEAR BODY-WORN CAMERAS,TO CREATE A NEW SECTION TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PENALTIES FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND SHERIFF DEPUTIES WHO FAIL TO WEAR BODY-WORN CAMERAS WHILE ON PATROL,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 862

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Requires the governing authorities of municipalities to provide police officers, who are on patrol, with body worn cameras,defines the term body worn camera,requires county Boards of Supervisors to include allocations for body worn cameras in the annual b...

Requires the governing authorities of municipalities to provide police officers, who are on patrol, with body worn cameras,defines the term body worn camera,requires county Boards of Supervisors to include allocations for body worn cameras in the annual budgets for Sheriffs’ offices,requires deputy sheriffs, who are on patrol, to wear body worn cameras,creates a new section to provide certain penalties for police officers and sheriff deputies who fail to wear body worn cameras while on patrol.

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2021 MS S.B. 2371

Title - AN ACT TO CREATE THE COMMUNITY POLICING AND TRANSPARENCY ACT,TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR USE OF BODY-WORN CAMERAS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS,TO DESCRIBE HOW VIDEO FROM THE CAMERAS MUST BE RETAINED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES,TO AUTHORIZE WHO MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF A RECORDING,TO PROVIDE REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS S.B. 2371

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Creates the Community Policing and Transparency Act,provides procedures for use of body worn cameras by law enforcement officers,describes how video from the cameras must be retained by law enforcement agencies,authorizes who may obtain a copy of a record...

Creates the Community Policing and Transparency Act,provides procedures for use of body worn cameras by law enforcement officers,describes how video from the cameras must be retained by law enforcement agencies,authorizes who may obtain a copy of a recording,provides remedies for violations of this act.

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2021 MS S.B. 2371

Title - AN ACT TO CREATE THE COMMUNITY POLICING AND TRANSPARENCY ACT,TO PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR USE OF BODY-WORN CAMERAS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS,TO DESCRIBE HOW VIDEO FROM THE CAMERAS MUST BE RETAINED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES,TO AUTHORIZE WHO MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF A RECORDING,TO PROVIDE REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS S.B. 2371

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Creates the Community Policing and Transparency Act,provides procedures for use of body worn cameras by law enforcement officers,describes how video from the cameras must be retained by law enforcement agencies,authorizes who may obtain a copy of a record...

Creates the Community Policing and Transparency Act,provides procedures for use of body worn cameras by law enforcement officers,describes how video from the cameras must be retained by law enforcement agencies,authorizes who may obtain a copy of a recording,provides remedies for violations of this act.

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2021 MS S.B. 2281

Title - Mississippi First Responder Protection Act

Law Number - 2021 MS S.B. 2281

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Enacts the Mississippi First Responder Protection Act,provides for the offense of bias motivated intimidation,provides penalties upon conviction of the offense of bias motivated intimidation,authorizes a law enforcement officer to bring suit for damages s...

Enacts the Mississippi First Responder Protection Act,provides for the offense of bias motivated intimidation,provides penalties upon conviction of the offense of bias motivated intimidation,authorizes a law enforcement officer to bring suit for damages suffered during the officer’s performance of official duties.

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2021 MS S.B. 2281

Title - Mississippi First Responder Protection Act

Law Number - 2021 MS S.B. 2281

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Enacts the Mississippi First Responder Protection Act,provides for the offense of bias motivated intimidation,provides penalties upon conviction of the offense of bias motivated intimidation,authorizes a law enforcement officer to bring suit for damages s...

Enacts the Mississippi First Responder Protection Act,provides for the offense of bias motivated intimidation,provides penalties upon conviction of the offense of bias motivated intimidation,authorizes a law enforcement officer to bring suit for damages suffered during the officer’s performance of official duties.

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2021 MS H.B. 150

Title - AN ACT TO PROHIBIT MUNICIPALITIES FROM DEFUNDING POLICE DEPARTMENTS,TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS,TO PROVIDE THAT IF A POLICY IS IMPLEMENTED OR ADOPTED BY A MUNICIPALITY TO DEFUND ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT, THEN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SHALL WITHHOLD TEN PERCENT OF THE SALES TAX REVENUE THAT WOULD OTHERWISE BE PAYABLE TO THE MUNICIPALITY UNTIL SUCH TIME THE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES CERTAIN NOTICE THAT THE MUNICIPALITY NO LONGER IMPLEMENTS SUCH POLICY,TO AMEND SECTION 27-65-75, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 150

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Prohibits municipalities from defunding police departments,provides certain definitions,provides that if a policy is implemented or adopted by a municipality to defund its police department, then the Department of Revenue shall withhold ten percent of the...

Prohibits municipalities from defunding police departments,provides certain definitions,provides that if a policy is implemented or adopted by a municipality to defund its police department, then the Department of Revenue shall withhold ten percent of the sales tax revenue that would otherwise be payable to the municipality until such time the department receives certain notice that the municipality no longer implements such policy, in conformity thereto.

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2021 MS H.B. 150

Title - AN ACT TO PROHIBIT MUNICIPALITIES FROM DEFUNDING POLICE DEPARTMENTS,TO PROVIDE CERTAIN DEFINITIONS,TO PROVIDE THAT IF A POLICY IS IMPLEMENTED OR ADOPTED BY A MUNICIPALITY TO DEFUND ITS POLICE DEPARTMENT, THEN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SHALL WITHHOLD TEN PERCENT OF THE SALES TAX REVENUE THAT WOULD OTHERWISE BE PAYABLE TO THE MUNICIPALITY UNTIL SUCH TIME THE DEPARTMENT RECEIVES CERTAIN NOTICE THAT THE MUNICIPALITY NO LONGER IMPLEMENTS SUCH POLICY,TO AMEND SECTION 27-65-75, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 150

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Prohibits municipalities from defunding police departments,provides certain definitions,provides that if a policy is implemented or adopted by a municipality to defund its police department, then the Department of Revenue shall withhold ten percent of the...

Prohibits municipalities from defunding police departments,provides certain definitions,provides that if a policy is implemented or adopted by a municipality to defund its police department, then the Department of Revenue shall withhold ten percent of the sales tax revenue that would otherwise be payable to the municipality until such time the department receives certain notice that the municipality no longer implements such policy, in conformity thereto.

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2021 MO S.B. 135

Title - AN ACT To repeal section 590.650, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to prohibitions against discriminatory policing.

Law Number - 2021 MO S.B. 135

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Relates to prohibitions against discriminatory policing.

2021 MO S.B. 135

Title - AN ACT To repeal section 590.650, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof one new section relating to prohibitions against discriminatory policing.

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Relates to prohibitions against discriminatory policing.

2020 MS H.C.R. 75

Title - A BILL ENTITLED “AN ACT TO REQUIRE EACH LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN THIS STATE TO WEAR BODY CAMERAS AT ALL TIMES WHILE ON DUTY AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER,TO REQUIRE EACH LAW ENFORCEMENT VEHICLE TO HAVE CAMERAS FOR THE PURPOSES OF RECORDING ALL INTERACTIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT WITH NON-LAW ENFORCEMENT,TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY THAT FAILS TO PROVIDE SUCH BODY OR VEHICLE CAMERAS,TO REQUIRE THAT SUCH BODY OR VEHICLE CAMERAS REMAIN ON AND OPERATIONAL DURING ALL TIMES AN OFFICER IS ON DUTY AS A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER,TO PROHIBIT INTERRUPTION OF VIDEO FOOTAGE OF BODY AND VEHICLE CAMERAS,TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR THE OFFICER AND THE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY FOR SUCH VIOLATIONS,TO CREATE A REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION OF THE CRIME OF MURDER, MANSLAUGHTER OR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT WHEN A PERSON IS KILLED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT, DIES AS A RESULT OF ACTIONS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OR IS SEVERELY INJURED AS A RESULT OF ACTIONS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT,TO CREATE ENHANCED PENALTIES FOR SUCH ACTIONS IF SUCH ACTIONS ARE MOTIVATED BY RACE,TO DESCRIBE HOW VIDEO FROM THE CAMERAS MUST BE RETAINED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES,TO AUTHORIZE WHO MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF A RECORDING,TO PROVIDE REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACT,TO REQUIRE ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO PROVIDE RACIAL-BIAS TRAINING,TO REQUIRE EACH LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY TO HAVE AN ONLINE LAW ENFORCEMENT MISCONDUCT REGISTRY,TO REQUIRE SUCH REGISTRY TO BE FREE, PUBLIC AND EASILY ACCESSIBLE TO ANY PERSON,TO REQUIRE THE REGISTRY TO LIST ALL COMPLAINTS OR ACTS OF MISCONDUCT IN AN ITEMIZED FASHION LISTING WITH THE NAME OF EACH OFFICER AND THE COMPLAINTS AND ACTS ATTACHED,TO AMEND SECTIONS 99-19-301, 99-19-303, 99-19-305 AND 99-19-307, TO CLARIFY THAT CRIMES COMMITTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGAINST ANY PERSON BASED ON RACE, COLOR, ANCESTRY, ETHNICITY, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR DISABILITY,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.”

Law Number - 2020 MS H.C.R. 75

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Suspends the deadlines for the purpose of requesting the drafting, and the introduction, consideration and passage, of a bill entitled an act to require each law enforcement officer in this state to wear body cameras at all times while on duty as a law en...

Suspends the deadlines for the purpose of requesting the drafting, and the introduction, consideration and passage, of a bill entitled an act to require each law enforcement officer in this state to wear body cameras at all times while on duty as a law enforcement officer,requires each law enforcement vehicle to have cameras for the purposes of recording all interactions of law enforcement with non law enforcement,provides penalties for any law enforcement agency that fails to provide such cameras.

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2020 MS H.B. 1018

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 45-9-171, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE CHURCH PROTECTION ACT BY REQUIRING ANY CHURCH WITH A SECURITY PROGRAM TO MAINTAIN THE FIREARM PERMIT NUMBERS OF CONCEALED LICENSE HOLDERS AND IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND QUALIFIED RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WHO ARE ON THEIR TEAM,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2020 MS H.B. 1018

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Revises the Church Protection Act by requiring any church with a security program to maintain the firearm license numbers of concealed license holders, and identification numbers of law enforcement officers and qualified retired law enforcement officers w...

Revises the Church Protection Act by requiring any church with a security program to maintain the firearm license numbers of concealed license holders, and identification numbers of law enforcement officers and qualified retired law enforcement officers who are on their team.

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