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2019 IL H.B. 5632

Title - AN ACT concerning criminal law.

Law Number - 2019 IL H.B. 5632

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Amends the Juvenile Court Act,provides that if a minor is committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice the clerk of the court shall forward to the Department all police reports for sex offenses allegedly committed or committed by the minor,amends the U...

Amends the Juvenile Court Act,provides that if a minor is committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice the clerk of the court shall forward to the Department all police reports for sex offenses allegedly committed or committed by the minor,amends the Unified Code of Corrections,provides that the Department of Juvenile Justice shall maintain and administer all State youth centers.

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2019 IA S.B. 342

Title - AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS AND COMMUNICATIONS IN PROFESSIONAL CONFIDENCE,UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE FILINGS,QUALIFIED IMMUNITY,PEACE OFFICER HEALTH PLANS AND WORKERS’ COMPENSATION,CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT MATTERS,CRIMINAL LAWS INVOLVING PUBLIC DISORDER, ASSAULTS, AND HARASSMENT,CIVIL LIABILITY FOR CERTAIN VEHICLE OPERATORS,WINDOW TINTING,ACTS ON CERTAIN HIGHWAYS,AND CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION EXAMINATIONS,PROVIDING PENALTIES, AND INCLUDING EFFECTIVE DATE AND RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY PROVISIONS.

Law Number - 2019 IA S.B. 342

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Relates to officer disciplinary actions.

2019 TN S 2409

Title - SENATE BILL 2409

Law Number - 2019 TN S 2409

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Extends the applicability of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act,requires law enforcement agencies to collect and report certain data on persons stopped for traffic violations,makes other related revisions.

2020 MD H.B. 1241

Title - AN ACT concerning Firearms – Law Enforcement – Patrol Responsibilities (Retail Firearm Business Protection Act)

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 1241

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Requires certain law enforcement agencies to collaborate with certain retail firearm businesses to establish a policy for monitoring and inspecting the businesses during certain patrols each night during nonbusiness hours.

2020 MD H.B. 1090

Title - AN ACT concerning Law Enforcement – Complaints and Investigations and Use of Force (Anton’s Law)

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 1090

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Establishes that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,establishes that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes,authorizes a cu...

Establishes that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,establishes that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes,authorizes a custodian of records to deny inspection of records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers under certain circumstances.

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2020 MD H.B. 1090

Title - AN ACT concerning Law Enforcement – Complaints and Investigations and Use of Force (Anton’s Law)

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 1090

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Establishes that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,establishes that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes,authorizes a cu...

Establishes that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,establishes that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes,authorizes a custodian of records to deny inspection of records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers under certain circumstances.

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House Bill 1090 and Senate Bill 1037

Title - Law Enforcement – Complaints and Investigations and Use of Force (Anton’s Law)

Law Number - House Bill 1090 and Senate Bill 1037

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For the purpose of establishing that the use of force and the use of deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,requiring a trier of fact to consider certain factors when assessing whether a police officer’s use of force w...

For the purpose of establishing that the use of force and the use of deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,requiring a trier of fact to consider
certain factors when assessing whether a police officer’s use of force was reasonable,providing that a police officer who uses deadly force with an honest but unreasonable belief in its necessity is guilty of voluntary manslaughter,establishing that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes,authorizing a custodian of records to deny inspection of records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers under certain circumstances;repealing a requirement that investigations and interrogations of a law enforcement officer be conducted by certain persons,requiring that a person submitting a complaint against a law enforcement officer be provided with certain records,making
conforming changes,defining certain terms,and generally relating to the conduct of law enforcement officers.

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2020 OR H.B. 4162

Title - Relating to law enforcement.

Law Number - 2020 OR H.B. 4162

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Requires Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to study issues relating to disciplining law enforcement officers and report to committee or interim committee of Legislative Assembly no later than December 31, 2022.

2020 MD H.B. 1111

Title - AN ACT concerning Public Safety – Special Police Officers – Training and Renewal of Commission

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 1111

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Repeals the authorization for the Secretary of State Police to require certain training,requires a candidate for a commission as a special police officer to complete training and education,exempts a certain candidate for commission as a special police off...

Repeals the authorization for the Secretary of State Police to require certain training,requires a candidate for a commission as a special police officer to complete training and education,exempts a certain candidate for commission as a special police officer from completing certain training,reduces the duration of an initial commission as a special police officer.

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2019 TN H 2893

Title - Racial Profiling Prevention Training Act

Law Number - 2019 TN H 2893

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Law enforcement officers shall not use a person's race or ethnicity to form probable cause or reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle but may use a person's race or ethnicity to confirm a previously obtained description of a suspect. Each state and local ...

Law enforcement officers shall not use a person’s race or ethnicity to form probable cause or reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle but may use a person’s race or ethnicity to confirm a previously obtained description of a suspect.

Each state and local law enforcement agency shall adopt a policy and implement an annual training program regarding racial profiling that provides and instructs that a law enforcement officer shall not use a person’s race or ethnicity to confirm a previously obtained description of a suspect.

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2019 OK S.B. 1602

Title - Law enforcement unification

Law Number - 2019 OK S.B. 1602

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Relates to law enforcement unification,creates the Law Enforcement Unification Commission,provides for membership,designates cochairs of the Commission,states quorum of membership and meeting requirements,provides for travel reimbursement,requires adheren...

Relates to law enforcement unification,creates the Law Enforcement Unification Commission,provides for membership,designates cochairs of the Commission,states quorum of membership and meeting requirements,provides for travel reimbursement,requires adherence to Oklahoma Open Meeting Act,states duties of Commission,directs submission of report to Legislature,provides staff for the Commission.

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2019 OK H.B. 2946

Title - Community policing standards

Law Number - 2019 OK H.B. 2946

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Relates to community policing standards,creates the Oklahoma Community Policing Standards Task Force,provides termination date,States purpose of the Task Force,provides for membership,provides date for appointments and organizational meeting,provides for ...

Relates to community policing standards,creates the Oklahoma Community Policing Standards Task Force,provides termination date,States purpose of the Task Force,provides for membership,provides date for appointments and organizational meeting,provides for selection of officers,States duties,directs Task Force to comply with Oklahoma Open Meeting and Open Records Acts.

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