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2019 MI S.B. 1163

Title - A bill to amend 1974 PA 258, entitled “Mental health code,” (MCL 330.1001 to 330.2106) by adding section 170.

Law Number - 2019 MI S.B. 1163

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Requires the Mental Health Diversion Council to create recommendations to law enforcement for situations dealing with individuals with mental illness.

2020 NJ S.B. 2801

Title - An Act concerning police training and supplementing chapter 17B of Title 52 of the Revised Statutes.

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Requires Police Training Commission to contract with crisis intervention training center to provide mental health training to police officers and establish curriculum specific to persons experiencing economic crisis or substance use disorder.

2020 NJ S.B. 2621

Title - An Act concerning police officer training and amending P.L.2016, c.23.

Law Number - 2020 NJ S.B. 2621

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Requires six hours police officer in service cultural diversity training every five years.

2020 NJ S.B. 2589

Title - An Act concerning psychological evaluations of certain law enforcement officers, amending N.J.S.40A:14-122, and supplementing various parts of the statutory law.

Law Number - 2020 NJ S.B. 2589

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Concerns psychological testing of police officers.

2020 NJ S.B. 2589 (NS)

Title - Concerns psychological testing of police officers.

Law Number - 2020 NJ S.B. 2589 (NS)

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mandates psychological evaluation in police hiring process and every five years thereafter

2019 FD H.B. 7278

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

Law Number - 2019 FD H.B. 7278

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To improve and reform policing practices, accountability and transparency.

2019 NH H.B. 1174 (NS)

Title - requiring screening for all law enforcement officers for psychological stability prior to assuming their duties as certified officers.

Law Number - 2019 NH H.B. 1174 (NS)

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requires screening for all law enforcement officers for psychological stability prior to assuming their duties as certified officers.

2020 NJ S.B. 2581 (NS)

Title - Requires police training for interactions with persons who may have behavioral health issues.

Law Number - 2020 NJ S.B. 2581 (NS)

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Requires police training for interactions with persons who may have behavioral health issues.

2019 MI H.B. 5837

Title - A bill to amend 1965 PA 203, entitled “Michigan commission on law enforcement standards act,” by amending the title and sections 9, 9b, 9c, and 9d (MCL 28.609, 28.609b, 28.609c, and 28.609d), the title as amended by 1998 PA 237 and sections 9, 9b, 9c, and 9d as amended by 2018 PA 552, and by adding sections 9f and 9g.

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Requires mental health and law enforcement response training for law enforcement officers.

2021 NV A.B. 315

Title - AN ACT relating to public employees,requiring the employer of a police officer or firefighter to make available certain information and counseling relating to mental health issues to the police officer or firefighter,and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Law Number - 2021 NV A.B. 315

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Relates to public employees,requires the employer of a police officer or firefighter to make available certain information and counseling relating to mental health issues to the police officer or firefighter,provides other matters properly relating theret...

Relates to public employees,requires the employer of a police officer or firefighter to make available certain information and counseling relating to mental health issues to the police officer or firefighter,provides other matters properly relating thereto.

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2020 NJ A.B. 3372

Title - An Act requiring police officers to inquire whether a firearm is located on the premises when conducting certain checks and supplementing Title 40A of the New Jersey Statutes.

Law Number - 2020 NJ A.B. 3372

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Requires a police officer to inquire during a mental health check whether there is firearm on the premises.

2019 OK H.B. 2890

Title - Mental health

Law Number - 2019 OK H.B. 2890

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Relates to mental health,relates to disclosure of confidential and privileged information,prohibits certain entities from contacting law enforcement under certain circumstances for persons seeking treatment,provides an effective date.