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2019 MN H.F. 88

Title - H.F. 88

Law Number - 2019 MN H.F. 88

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Law enforcement use of tear gas for crowd control prohibited.

2019 MN H.F. 86

Title - H.F. 86

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Law enforcement prohibited from using tear gas, chemical weapons, and kinetic energy munitions.

2019 MN H.F. 43 (20-8660)

Title - H.F. 43

Law Number - 2019 MN H.F. 43 (20-8660)

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Military grade weapons acquisition from the Pentagon’s 1033 program by units of government and law enforcement agencies prohibited.

2019 DC B 775

Title - Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Temporary Amendment Act of 2020

Law Number - 2019 DC B 775

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IMPROVING POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY

2019 FD H.B. 7278

Title - To improve and reform policing practices, accountability and transparency.

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To improve and reform policing practices, accountability and transparency.

2019 GA H.B. 1205

Title - Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act

Law Number - 2019 GA H.B. 1205

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prohibits accepting possession of certain military equipment from the U.S. Department of Defense

2020 CT E.O. 55

Title - AN ACT MODERNIZING POLICE STRATEGIES AND PROGRAMS

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Modernizes police strategies and programs.

2019 FD H.B. 7221

Title - Prohibiting Law Enforcement Use of Chemical Weapons Act

Law Number - 2019 FD H.B. 7221

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To prohibit law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons in the course of policing activities, and for other purposes. In order to be eligible to receive grant funding from the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act, the state in question must...

To prohibit law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons in the course of policing activities, and for other purposes. In order to be eligible to receive grant funding from the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act, the state in question must have a policy prohibiting the use of chemical weapons in policing activity. Federal officers are completely prohibited from use of chemical weapons.

Within a year of the enactment of this legislation, any chemical weapon that a state/government possesses must be properly disposed of

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Mayor's Reforms

Title - Mayor London Breed Announces Roadmap for New Police Reforms

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San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced her vision to fundamentally change the nature of policing in San Francisco, issuing a set of policies to address structural inequities. She proposed 4 priorities: ending the use of police in response to non-crimi...

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced her vision to fundamentally change the nature of policing in San Francisco, issuing a set of policies to address structural inequities. She proposed 4 priorities: ending the use of police in response to non-criminal activity,addressing police bias and fortifying accountability,demilitarizing the police,and promoting economic justice.

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2020 FD H.B. 7133

Title - PROTECT Act

Law Number - 2020 FD H.B. 7133

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To encourage State and local demilitarization by incentivizing the return of purchases made through the LESO program, and for other purposes.

2019 NY S.B. 8508 (NS)

Title - Prohibits state or local police from accepting military surplus equipment from the federal government.

Law Number - 2019 NY S.B. 8508 (NS)

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Prohibits state or local police from accepting military surplus equipment from the federal government.

2019 NY S.B. 8515

Title - AN ACT prohibiting state and municipal law enforcement agencies from acquiring property from the defense logistics agency for law enforcement purposes

Law Number - 2019 NY S.B. 8515

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Prohibits state and municipal law enforcement agencies, including campus law enforcement agencies, from accepting or purchasing surplus or other military property from the defense logistics agency for law enforcement purposes.