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2021 WV H.B. 2865

Title - A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article,designated Section 29B-1-1, Section 29B-1-2, Section 29B-1-3, Section 29B-1-4, Section 29B-1-5, Section 29B-1-6, Section 29B-1-7, Section 29B-1-8, Section 29B-1-9, Section 29B-1-10, Section 29B-1-11, Section 29B-1-12, and Section 29B-1-13, all relating to creating a Law-Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights,providing definitions,general rights of officers,general procedure in investigation or interrogation by a law-enforcement agency of a law-enforcement officer,right to hearing by a hearing board,disposition of administrative action,judicial review expungement of record of formal complaint,summary punishment,emergency suspension,and misdemeanor offense for false statement, report, or complaint, with penalty.

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Creates a Police Officer’s Bill of Rights.

2021 FL H.B. 1147

Title - An act relating to citizen review boards,creating s. 900.06, F.S.,requiring law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by a citizen review board to include a member of the citizen review board as part of the law enforcement agency’s investigative team,creating s. 900.061, F.S.,providing legislative findings and intent,requiring the county commission or other governing body of each county to establish a citizen review board with the authority and ability to independently investigate law enforcement agencies within that county,providing requirements for citizen review boards,providing an effective date.

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 1147

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Relates to citizen review boards,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by citizen review board to include member of citizen review board as part of law enforcement agency's investigative...

Relates to citizen review boards,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by citizen review board to include member of citizen review board as part of law enforcement agency’s investigative team,requires county commission or other governing body of each county to establish citizen review board with authority and ability to independently investigate law enforcement agencies within that county.

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2021 FL S.B. 1990

Title - An act relating to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,creating s. 943.6872, F.S.,requiring law enforcement agencies to make reports concerning law enforcement officers with revoked certifications for misconduct to a specified national registry and to screen prospective law enforcement officers against such registry,authorizing the designation of comparable national registries,providing reporting requirements,providing an effective date.

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Relates to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,requires law enforcement agencies to make reports concerning law enforcement officers with revoked certifications for misconduct to a specified national registry and to screen ...

Relates to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,requires law enforcement agencies to make reports concerning law enforcement officers with revoked certifications for misconduct to a specified national registry and to screen prospective law enforcement officers against such registry.

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2021 FL H.B. 1147

Title - An act relating to citizen review boards,creating s. 900.06, F.S.,requiring law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by a citizen review board to include a member of the citizen review board as part of the law enforcement agency’s investigative team,creating s. 900.061, F.S.,providing legislative findings and intent,requiring the county commission or other governing body of each county to establish a citizen review board with the authority and ability to independently investigate law enforcement agencies within that county,providing requirements for citizen review boards,providing an effective date.

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Relates to citizen review boards,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by citizen review board to include member of citizen review board as part of law enforcement agency's investigative...

Relates to citizen review boards,requires law enforcement agencies that employ law enforcement officers being investigated for use of force by citizen review board to include member of citizen review board as part of law enforcement agency’s investigative team,requires county commission or other governing body of each county to establish citizen review board with authority and ability to independently investigate law enforcement agencies within that county.

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2021 FL H.B. 673

Title - An act relating to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,providing a short title,amending s. 943.326, F.S.,requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, by a specified date, to create and maintain a statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,providing database requirements,requiring the department to adopt rules providing database participation requirements,requiring specified entities to participate according to department rules,providing participation requirements,requiring the department to ensure that alleged sexual offense victims and certain other persons receive specified notice and be informed that they have access to information regarding such kits and evidence,providing requirements for notification of DNA matches,providing for implementation,requiring the department to apply for specified grant funds,providing an effective date.

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Relates to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,designates Act Gails Law,requires Department of Law Enforcement, by specified date, to create and maintain statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,provides database re...

Relates to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,designates Act Gails Law,requires Department of Law Enforcement, by specified date, to create and maintain statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,provides database requirements,requires participation,requires Department of Law Enforcement to ensure that alleged sexual offense victims and certain other persons are notified of or have access to information regarding such kits and evidence.

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2021 FL S.B. 1990

Title - An act relating to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,creating s. 943.6872, F.S.,requiring law enforcement agencies to make reports concerning law enforcement officers with revoked certifications for misconduct to a specified national registry and to screen prospective law enforcement officers against such registry,authorizing the designation of comparable national registries,providing reporting requirements,providing an effective date.

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Relates to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,requires law enforcement agencies to make reports concerning law enforcement officers with revoked certifications for misconduct to a specified national registry and to screen ...

Relates to law enforcement officer certification revocation and accountability,requires law enforcement agencies to make reports concerning law enforcement officers with revoked certifications for misconduct to a specified national registry and to screen prospective law enforcement officers against such registry.

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2021 FL S.B. 732

Title - An act relating to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 732

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Relates to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers,defines the term critical incident,requires a law enforcement agency to disclose a body camera recording, or a portion thereof, which depicts a critical incident as soon as the recording ceases...

Relates to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers,defines the term critical incident,requires a law enforcement agency to disclose a body camera recording, or a portion thereof, which depicts a critical incident as soon as the recording ceases to be active criminal intelligence information or active criminal investigative information.

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2021 FL H.B. 673

Title - An act relating to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,providing a short title,amending s. 943.326, F.S.,requiring the Department of Law Enforcement, by a specified date, to create and maintain a statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,providing database requirements,requiring the department to adopt rules providing database participation requirements,requiring specified entities to participate according to department rules,providing participation requirements,requiring the department to ensure that alleged sexual offense victims and certain other persons receive specified notice and be informed that they have access to information regarding such kits and evidence,providing requirements for notification of DNA matches,providing for implementation,requiring the department to apply for specified grant funds,providing an effective date.

Law Number - 2021 FL H.B. 673

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Relates to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,designates Act Gails Law,requires Department of Law Enforcement, by specified date, to create and maintain statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,provides database re...

Relates to DNA evidence collected in sexual offense investigations,designates Act Gails Law,requires Department of Law Enforcement, by specified date, to create and maintain statewide database for tracking sexual offense evidence kits,provides database requirements,requires participation,requires Department of Law Enforcement to ensure that alleged sexual offense victims and certain other persons are notified of or have access to information regarding such kits and evidence.

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2021 FL S.B. 732

Title - An act relating to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers

Law Number - 2021 FL S.B. 732

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Relates to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers,defines the term critical incident,requires a law enforcement agency to disclose a body camera recording, or a portion thereof, which depicts a critical incident as soon as the recording ceases...

Relates to body camera recordings by law enforcement officers,defines the term critical incident,requires a law enforcement agency to disclose a body camera recording, or a portion thereof, which depicts a critical incident as soon as the recording ceases to be active criminal intelligence information or active criminal investigative information.

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2021 KY S.B. 283

Title - AN ACT relating to public protection.

Law Number - 2021 KY S.B. 283

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Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the pr...

Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the presence of law enforcement officers prior to entering premises to serve a warrant,requires use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement officers serving warrants,creates processes for enforcement.

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2021 KY S.B. 283

Title - AN ACT relating to public protection.

Law Number - 2021 KY S.B. 283

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Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the pr...

Limits circumstances in which a warrant may be issued authorizing entry without notice,requires creation of a warrant application form,requires reporting of data on warrants authorizing entry without notice,requires 10-second pause after announcing the presence of law enforcement officers prior to entering premises to serve a warrant,requires use of body-worn cameras by law enforcement officers serving warrants,creates processes for enforcement.

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2021 NC H.B. 115

Title - PROVIDE THAT THE NORTH CAROLINA FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE CAN APPOINT ONE FULL‑TIME SWORN LAW‑ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO SERVE ON THE NORTH CAROLINA CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION AND TRAINING STANDARDS COMMISSION

Law Number - 2021 NC H.B. 115

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Provides that the fraternal order of police can appoint one full-time sworn law-enforcement officer to serve on the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.