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2021 TN H.B. 1568

Title - HOUSE BILL 1568

Law Number - 2021 TN H.B. 1568

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Relates to Search & Seizure,specifies that hemp and products derived from hemp, other than isolated THC, are not subject to seizure based solely on their composition,prohibits police searches based solely on the odor of cannabis.

2021 TN H.B. 1546

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39, relative to freedom from unwanted surveillance.

Law Number - 2021 TN H.B. 1546

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Relates to Law Enforcement,makes various changes regarding law enforcement use of drones, including revising the authorized uses for a drone without a warrant.

2021 TN H.B. 1546

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 39, relative to freedom from unwanted surveillance.

Law Number - 2021 TN H.B. 1546

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Relates to Law Enforcement,makes various changes regarding law enforcement use of drones, including revising the authorized uses for a drone without a warrant.

2021 TN H.B. 1406

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to criminal justice.

Law Number - 2021 TN H.B. 1406

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Relates to Law Enforcement,requires law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies regarding the use of force,prohibits magistrates from issuing no-knock warrants.

2021 TN H.B. 1406

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to criminal justice.

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Relates to Law Enforcement,requires law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies regarding the use of force,prohibits magistrates from issuing no-knock warrants.

2021 TN S.B. 1432

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38, relative to law enforcement.

Law Number - 2021 TN S.B. 1432

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Requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer,requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences,requires termination of employment of any officer ...

Requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer,requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences,requires termination of employment of any officer convicted of or found civilly liable for certain acts,prohibits the use of chokeholds by officers.

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2021 TN S.B. 1496

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to use of force by law enforcement.

Law Number - 2021 TN S.B. 1496

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Requires law enforcement agencies to report findings of excessive use of force by a law enforcement officer to the district attorney general, to be reviewed for possible criminal prosecution,requires the district attorney general to review 10 percent of a...

Requires law enforcement agencies to report findings of excessive use of force by a law enforcement officer to the district attorney general, to be reviewed for possible criminal prosecution,requires the district attorney general to review 10 percent of all allegations of excessive force in each previous calendar year.

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2021 TN S.B. 1380

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to criminal justice.

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Amends a section regarding a law enforcement officer shall not use a choke hold with or without the use of a police baton, on any person unless the officer reasonably believes that deadly force is authorized,provides definition,relates to the law enforcem...

Amends a section regarding a law enforcement officer shall not use a choke hold with or without the use of a police baton, on any person unless the officer reasonably believes that deadly force is authorized,provides definition,relates to the law enforcement training,relates to the developing a policy regarding de-escalation,relates to duty to intervene,relates to shooting at moving vehicles,relates to use of force reporting.

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2021 TN S.B. 1432

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38, relative to law enforcement.

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Requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer,requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences,requires termination of employment of any officer ...

Requires law enforcement agencies to provide body cameras for each officer,requires reporting of incidents of use of force, officer resignations, stops by officers, and unannounced entries into residences,requires termination of employment of any officer convicted of or found civilly liable for certain acts,prohibits the use of chokeholds by officers.

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2021 TN S.B. 1380

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to criminal justice.

Law Number - 2021 TN S.B. 1380

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Amends a section regarding a law enforcement officer shall not use a choke hold with or without the use of a police baton, on any person unless the officer reasonably believes that deadly force is authorized,provides definition,relates to the law enforcem...

Amends a section regarding a law enforcement officer shall not use a choke hold with or without the use of a police baton, on any person unless the officer reasonably believes that deadly force is authorized,provides definition,relates to the law enforcement training,relates to the developing a policy regarding de-escalation,relates to duty to intervene,relates to shooting at moving vehicles,relates to use of force reporting.

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2021 TN S.B. 1496

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to use of force by law enforcement.

Law Number - 2021 TN S.B. 1496

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Requires law enforcement agencies to report findings of excessive use of force by a law enforcement officer to the district attorney general, to be reviewed for possible criminal prosecution,requires the district attorney general to review 10 percent of a...

Requires law enforcement agencies to report findings of excessive use of force by a law enforcement officer to the district attorney general, to be reviewed for possible criminal prosecution,requires the district attorney general to review 10 percent of all allegations of excessive force in each previous calendar year.

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2021 TN S.B. 1045

Title - SENATE BILL 1045

Law Number - 2021 TN S.B. 1045

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Specifies that hemp and products derived from hemp, other than isolated THC, are not subject to seizure based solely on their composition,prohibits police searches based solely on the odor of cannabis.