SB 1982 -  Unlawful Acts of Officers, Employees, or Agents of the State

by Powell
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.
Effective Date: 10/01/2021
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241) on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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  • Judiciary
  • Appropriations
  • Rules

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Judiciary, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7051 (Ch. 2021-241) Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 221 Time: 03/10/2021 - 11:56 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 221 Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:52 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 03/01/2021 - 11:34 AM Member: Committee: Version: __

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