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2021 PA H.B. 533

Title - Amending Title 53 (Municipalities Generally) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions relating to government and administration, providing for law enforcement review boards

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Provides for law enforcement review boards.

2021 TX H.B. 1940

Title - House Bill No. 1940

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Relates to the appeal to a civil service commission of a disciplinary suspension of a fire fighter or police officer in certain municipalities.

2021 MN H.B. 1103

Title - A bill for an act relating to public safety,imposing duties on peace officers and law enforcement agencies regarding video and audio recordings of use of deadly force,providing for a civil remedy,proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

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Relates to public safety,imposes duties on peace officers and law enforcement agencies regarding video and audio recordings of use of deadly force,provides for a civil remedy.

2021 MN H.B. 1103

Title - A bill for an act relating to public safety,imposing duties on peace officers and law enforcement agencies regarding video and audio recordings of use of deadly force,providing for a civil remedy,proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

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Relates to public safety,imposes duties on peace officers and law enforcement agencies regarding video and audio recordings of use of deadly force,provides for a civil remedy.

2021 WA H.B. 1507

Title - AN ACT Relating to establishing a mechanism for independent prosecutions of criminal conduct arising from police use of force

Law Number - 2021 WA H.B. 1507

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Establishes a mechanism for independent prosecutions of criminal conduct arising from police use of force.

2021 TN H.B. 969

Title - HOUSE BILL 969

Law Number - 2021 TN H.B. 969

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Enacts the Public Safety Through Hiring Act,prohibits law enforcement agencies from hiring a person as a police officer who was fired due to disciplinary infractions or while under investigation for misconduct in the line of duty, or who resigned or retir...

Enacts the Public Safety Through Hiring Act,prohibits law enforcement agencies from hiring a person as a police officer who was fired due to disciplinary infractions or while under investigation for misconduct in the line of duty, or who resigned or retired while under investigation for disciplinary infractions or misconduct in the line of duty.

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2021 SC H.B. 3866

Title - Ethical Policing Transparency & Accountability

Law Number - 2021 SC H.B. 3866

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Enacts the Ethical Policing Transparency and Accountability Act,defines certain terms,provides for a framework to institutionalize high standards for policing practices and conduct by the creation of citizen review boards and their duties,provides for the...

Enacts the Ethical Policing Transparency and Accountability Act,defines certain terms,provides for a framework to institutionalize high standards for policing practices and conduct by the creation of citizen review boards and their duties,provides for the use of standard forms to record law enforcement officer complaints,provides a law enforcement agency shall record all instances of disciplinary action against a law enforcement officer.

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2021 GA H.B. 378

Title - Use of Force Data Collection Act

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Relates to general provisions regarding law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide that law enforcement agencies shall require its officers to report in writing every use of force against any subject,requires that a publicly available data ba...

Relates to general provisions regarding law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide that law enforcement agencies shall require its officers to report in writing every use of force against any subject,requires that a publicly available data base be maintained of such reports,provides that discipline records for the use of force shall be maintained within such data base,provides for maintenance of such data base,provides for a short title,provides for related matters.

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2021 WA HB 1089

Title - AN ACT Relating to compliance audits of requirements relating to peace officers and law enforcement agencies

Law Number - 2021 WA H.B. 1089

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Concerning compliance audits of requirements relating to peace officers

2021 KS S.B. 198

Title - AN ACT concerning law enforcement,enacting the police and citizen protection act,relating to use of body cameras by law enforcement officers,disclosure of recordings under the open records act,amending K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 45-254 and repealing the existing section.

Law Number - 2021 KS S.B. 198

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Amends Open Records Act provisions,regards access to certain law enforcement audio and video recordings,enacts the Police and Citizen Protection Act,regards use of body cameras by law enforcement officers.

2021 WA HB 1267

Title - AN ACT Relating to investigation of potential criminal conduct arising from police use of force, including custodial injuries, and other officer-involved incidents

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Establishes a new Office of Independent Investigations within the governor’s office to investigate police deadly force incidents that occur after July 1, 2022.

2021 GA H.B. 378

Title - Use of Force Data Collection Act

Law Number - 2021 GA H.B. 378

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Relates to general provisions regarding law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide that law enforcement agencies shall require its officers to report in writing every use of force against any subject,requires that a publicly available data ba...

Relates to general provisions regarding law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide that law enforcement agencies shall require its officers to report in writing every use of force against any subject,requires that a publicly available data base be maintained of such reports,provides that discipline records for the use of force shall be maintained within such data base,provides for maintenance of such data base,provides for a short title,provides for related matters.

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