HB 261: Deprivation of Rights by Public Officers and Employees
GENERAL BILL by Rayner ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Chambliss ; Eskamani ; Smith, C.
Deprivation of Rights by Public Officers and Employees; Provides for civil action against an officer, employee, or agent acting under color of law of state or political subdivisions for deprivation of rights secured under United States & State Constitutions; provides certain claims may not be used as defense against liability; provides an affirmative defense; specifies circumstances under which an officer, employee, or agent is immune.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
• Referred to Public Integrity & Elections Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee
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