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SB 562: Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers

GENERAL BILL by Bracy

Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers; Revising the circumstances under which a law enforcement officer is authorized to use objectively reasonable force; revising the circumstances under which a law enforcement officer is authorized to use deadly force; prohibiting a law enforcement officer from using deadly force against a person under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 1/14/2020 Senate - Introduced -SJ 43
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/17/2019 Senate • Filed
11/1/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 43
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 43