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CS/SB 1970: Law Enforcement Reform

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Pizzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Rodriguez

Law Enforcement Reform; Requiring the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission to adopt rules prohibiting law enforcement officers, correctional officers, or correctional probation officers from using specified techniques; providing an exception; requiring the commission to provide specified data regarding final commission orders to the National Decertification Index; requiring the commission to establish and maintain standards for the instruction of officers in specified subjects in order to build upon and improve police-community relations; revising the minimum aspects of law enforcement that the law enforcement accreditation program must address, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 220
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 220
3/11/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/16/21, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
3/16/2021 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 271
3/17/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
3/18/2021 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 280
3/19/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 03/24/21, 4:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/24/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 313
3/25/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/30/2021 Senate • Died in Appropriations