SB 1982: Unlawful Acts of Officers, Employees, or Agents of the State
GENERAL BILL by Powell
Unlawful Acts of Officers, Employees, or Agents of the State; Providing for a civil action against any officer, employee, or agent of the state or its political subdivisions for the deprivation of rights secured under the United States Constitution or State Constitution; providing for the award of attorney fees and costs to a prevailing plaintiff; prohibiting a plaintiff from recovering additional damages if he or she has recovered damages pursuant to a civil action brought by the Attorney General; requiring a law enforcement officer to intervene when another officer is using or attempting to use excessive force under certain circumstances; requiring disciplinary action against a law enforcement officer who knowingly fails to render aid to a victim of excessive force or who fails to report a use of excessive force by another officer; requiring a law enforcement officer to report the commission of a criminal offense by another officer while on duty, etc.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241)
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SB 1982, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/1/2021 at 11:34 AM
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Related Bills (6)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 261 Deprivation of Rights by Public Officers and Employees Rayner Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee H 1451 Community Safety and Criminal Justice Driskell Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241) H 1573 Excessive Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers DuBose, Joseph Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241) H 7051 (er) Law Enforcement and Correctional Officer Practices Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 7/6/2021 Chapter No. 2021-241 S 670 Deprivation of Constitutional Rights Jones Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Judiciary S 1148 Excessive Use of Force by Law Enforcement Officers Rouson Compare Last Action: 4/30/2021 S Died in Criminal Justice, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241)
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 111.07 Defense of civil actions against public officers, employees, or agents. Page 5 (pdf) 111.071 Payment of judgments or settlements against certain public officers or employees. Page 6 (pdf) 760.52 Page 2 (pdf)
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