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HB 645 Strip searches; authorized search of certain misdemeanants, etc.

Introduced by: Patrick A. Hope | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Strip searches of certain misdemeanants, etc. Authorizes the strip search of a person in custodial arrest for a traffic infraction, a Class 3 or Class 4 misdemeanor, or a local ordinance punishable by no more than 30 days in jail for a controlled substance if a law-enforcement officer has reasonable cause to believe that such person is concealing such substance. Currently, only strip searches of such persons for weapons is allowed.


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