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2021 IL S.B. 624

Title - AN ACT concerning criminal law.

Law Number - 2021 IL S.B. 624

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Creates the Reporting of Deaths in Custody Act,provides that in any case in which a person dies while in the custody of: any law enforcement agency, a local or State correctional facility in the State, or a peace officer or as a result of the peace office...

Creates the Reporting of Deaths in Custody Act,provides that in any case in which a person dies while in the custody of: any law enforcement agency, a local or State correctional facility in the State, or a peace officer or as a result of the peace officer’s use of force, the law enforcement agency shall investigate and report the death in writing to the Attorney General, no later than 30 days after the date on which the person in custody or incarcerated died.

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2021 RI H.B. 5827

Title - RELATING TO EDUCATION — SCHOOL COMMITTEE AND SUPERINTENDENTS

Law Number - 2021 RI H.B. 5827

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Requires the department of education in coordination with the attorney general to collect and publish data concerning school resource officers in each district, including use of force against students, arrests, and referrals to law enforcement or courts.

2021 OH S.B. 72

Title - Enact section 2903.17 of the Revised Code to prohibit assault by a law enforcement officer

Law Number - 2021 OH S.B. 72

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Prohibits assault by a law enforcement officer.

2021 MN H.B. 1357

Title - A bill for an act relating to public safety,prohibiting law enforcement from using tear gas as a means to control a crowd

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Relates to public safety,prohibits law enforcement from using tear gas as a means to control a crowd.

2021 H.B. 3653

Title - House Bill 3653

Law Number - 2021 H.B. 3653

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Measures to improve police transparency, accountability, and create standards and limitations for use of force. Establishes multiple pretrial reforms including abolishing cash bail and expanding data collection. Replaces possible punishments during traffi...

Measures to improve police transparency, accountability, and create standards and limitations for use of force. Establishes multiple pretrial reforms including abolishing cash bail and expanding data collection. Replaces possible punishments during traffic stops from arrests to citations. Limits mandatory minimums and reduces prison gerrymandering.

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2021 TN H.B. 1406

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to criminal justice.

Law Number - 2021 TN H.B. 1406

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Relates to Law Enforcement,requires law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies regarding the use of force,prohibits magistrates from issuing no-knock warrants.

2021 TN H.B. 1406

Title - AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 38,Title 39 and Title 40, relative to criminal justice.

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Relates to Law Enforcement,requires law enforcement agencies to develop certain policies regarding the use of force,prohibits magistrates from issuing no-knock warrants.

2021 WA HB 1310

Title - AN ACT Relating to permissible uses of force by law enforcement and correctional officers

Law Number - 2021 WA HB 1310

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Requires officers to employ de-escalation tactics, use the least amount of physical force necessary and limits the use of deadly force to situations where there's an imminent threat of serious injury or death. The bill requires the Attorney General's offi...

Requires officers to employ de-escalation tactics, use the least amount of physical force necessary and limits the use of deadly force to situations where there’s an imminent threat of serious injury or death. The bill requires the Attorney General’s office to publish model policies on use of force and de-escalation by July 1, 2022 and that by December 1 of that year all law enforcement agencies adopt policies consistent with that guidance

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2021 MN H.B. 1357

Title - A bill for an act relating to public safety,prohibiting law enforcement from using tear gas as a means to control a crowd

Law Number - 2021 MN H.B. 1357

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Relates to public safety,prohibits law enforcement from using tear gas as a means to control a crowd.

2021 MA H.D. 3985

Title - AN ACT banning the use of tear gas by law enforcement.

Law Number - 2021 MA H.D. 3985

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Bans the use of tear gas by law enforcement.

2021 MA H.D. 3985

Title - AN ACT banning the use of tear gas by law enforcement.

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Bans the use of tear gas by law enforcement.

2021 IL H.B. 3905

Title - AN ACT concerning criminal law

Law Number - 2021 IL H.B. 3905

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Provides if and only if House Bill 3653 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law, amends the Criminal Code of 2012,removes, in a section regarding prohibited use of force by a peace officers, provisions prohibiting the discharge of kinetic impact project...

Provides if and only if House Bill 3653 of the 101st General Assembly becomes law, amends the Criminal Code of 2012,removes, in a section regarding prohibited use of force by a peace officers, provisions prohibiting the discharge of kinetic impact projectiles and all other non-or less-lethal projectiles in a manner that targets the head, pelvis, or back.

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