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SB 1645 Use of force; data collection and reporting requirement.

Introduced by: Jennifer B. Boysko | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED SENATE: (all summaries)

Use of force; data collection and reporting requirement. Requires the the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security to convene a work group that shall include representatives from the Departments of Corrections and State Police and the Board of Corrections, as well as representatives from local police departments, sheriffs' offices, local correctional facilities, and other interested stakeholder groups, to develop a strategy for producing and publishing a comprehensive report on the use of force by Virginia law-enforcement officers, correctional officers, and jail officers. The bill requires the work group to report its progress and the outcomes of its activities to the Governor and the General Assembly by December 1, 2019. The provisions of the bill are contingent upon funding in a general appropriation act.


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