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2020 OR E.O. 54

Title - IMPLEMENTING LAW ENFORCEMENT PLAN TO KEEP THE PEACE, PROTECT FREE SPEECH, AND PREVENT VIOLENCE IN THE CITY OF PORTLAND

Law Number - 2020 OR E.O. 54

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Implements the Law Enforcement Plan to Keep the Peace, Protect Free Speech, and Prevent Violence in the City of Portland.

2021 OR D. 742

Title - Use of toolsby law enforcement agencies

Law Number - 2021 OR D. 742

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Regulates use of chemical incapacitants, kinetic impact projectiles and sound devices by law enforcement agencies,creates private cause of action for person injured by unlawful use of chemical incapacitants, kinetic impact projectiles and sound devices by...

Regulates use of chemical incapacitants, kinetic impact projectiles and sound devices by law enforcement agencies,creates private cause of action for person injured by unlawful use of chemical incapacitants, kinetic impact projectiles and sound devices by law enforcement agencies,prohibits law enforcement agency from using proxy law enforcement agency to enact measures that court or statute has barred law enforcement agencies from using.

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2020 MO S.B 16

Title - AN ACT To repeal sections 105.240, 542.271, 542.276, 542.291, 542.296, 544.190, 544.200, 563.031, 563.041, 563.046, 563.051, 563.074, 566.145, 575.180, 590.010, 590.030, 590.040, 590.080, 590.180, and 590.195, RSMo, and to enact in lieu thereof twenty-eight new sections relating to law enforcement agency accountability, with penalty provisions.

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Warrants, Use of Force, Encounters, De-escalation, Training, Liability, Identify and Report Officers, Protest Policy, Body Cameras, Demilitarization, Transparency, Internal Oversight

A23-0336

Title - Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Second Emergency Amendment Act of 2020

Law Number - A23-0336

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IMPROVING POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY,BUILDING SAFE AND JUST COMMUNITIES,REPEALS,APPLICABILITY;

2020 PA E.O. 4

Title - WHEREAS, the Commonwealth is committed to bipartisan criminal justice reforms that are fair and inclusive and support public safety

Law Number - 2020 PA E.O. 4

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Creates the Law Enforcement Citizen Advisory Commission to improve policing practices within law enforcement agencies under the Governor’s jurisdiction.

H 5925

Title - tear gas prohibition act

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A bill to prohibit the use of chemical irritants as a crowd control mechanism by law enforcement officers.

2020 OR H.B. 4208A

Title - A BILL FOR AN ACT Relating to the use of tools by law enforcement agencies,and declaring an emergency.

Law Number - 2020 OR H.B. 4208A

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Prohibits law enforcement agencies from using tear gas or from using long range acoustic devices or sound cannons for the purposes of crowd control, except in circumstances constituting a riot.

2020 OR D. 81A

Title - Relating to the use of tools by law enforcement agencies

Law Number - 2020 OR D. 81A

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Prohibits law enforcement agencies from using tear gas or from using long range acoustic devices or sound cannons.

2019-20 FD S.B. 3909

Title - Law Enforcement Identification Act

Law Number - 2019-20 FD S.B. 3909

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To require Federal law enforcement officers, including contract employees, and members of the armed forces engaged in crowd control, riot control, or arrest or detainment of individuals engaged in civil disobedience, demonstrations, protests, or riots to ...

To require Federal law enforcement officers, including contract employees, and members of the armed forces engaged in crowd control, riot control, or arrest or detainment of individuals engaged in civil disobedience, demonstrations, protests, or riots to visibly display identifying information.

Applies to any individual who serves in a function of law enforcement, which is the prevention, detection, or investigation of, or the prosecution or incarceration of any person for, any violation of law. Every such individual must, when performing a function of law enforcement, display identifying information, including the Federal agency, last name, and badge number of the Federal law enforcement officer or the armed force, last name, and rank of the member of an armed force, respectively.

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2019 NY S.B. 8514

Title - AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting the use of tear gas by law enforcement personnel

Law Number - 2019 NY S.B. 8514

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Amends the Executive Law,prohibits the use of tear gas by law enforcement personnel.

2019 NY S.B. 8512

Title - AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to prohibiting the use of certain chemical incapacitants by law enforcement agencies

Law Number - 2019 NY S.B. 8512

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Provides that no law enforcement agency shall use a chemical incapacitant except for pepper spray,defines terms.