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SB 670: Deprivation of Constitutional Rights

GENERAL BILL by Jones

Deprivation of Constitutional Rights; Providing for a civil action against an officer, employee, or agent acting under color of law of this state or its political subdivisions for the deprivation of rights secured under the United States and State Constitutions; specifying circumstances under which an officer, employee, or agent is immune from liability; providing for the award of attorney fees and costs to a prevailing plaintiff; specifying applicability of laws governing the defense of civil actions, and the payment of judgments or settlements, against specified officers, employees, and agents, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2021
Last Action: 1/28/2021 Senate - Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/14/2021 Senate • Filed
1/28/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Community Affairs; Rules