HB 727: Special Review Commission/Lethal Use-of-force Incidents
GENERAL BILL by Watson, B. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Pafford
Special Review Commission/Lethal Use-of-force Incidents; Creates Special Review Commission; provides for commission membership; specifies membership requirements; requires law enforcement agencies to report lethal use-of-force incidents to commission; requires state attorneys & other prosecuting entities to notify commission of inquiries into use-of-force fatalities & determinations not to pursue charges; requires commission to review lethal use-of-force incidents; authorizes commission to refer incidents to AG for prosecution consideration; authorizes commission to subpoena documents & witnesses; authorizes AG to bring criminal charges; prohibits commission actions that could constitute double jeopardy.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 64
• Introduced -HJ 63
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
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