DE SB148 | 2021-2022 | 151st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 19-0)
Status: Passed on November 8 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-11-08 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [HTML]


This Act expands the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trusts responsibility to review deadly use of force incidents by law enforcement by adding review of cases involving serious physical injury. It also requires that if the Division issues a public report on the use of force, the report must include the race of the law enforcement officer who used force, the race of the individual on whom force was used, and whether race was a relevant or motivating factor.

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An Act To Amend Title 29 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Division Of Civil Rights And Public Trust.


Roll Calls

2021-06-29 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 26 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-06-10 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 14 N: 7 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-11-08 Signed by Governor
2021-06-29 Passed By House. Votes: 26 YES 15 NO
2021-06-17 Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 1 Favorable, 5 On Its Merits
2021-06-11 Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House
2021-06-10 Passed By Senate. Votes: 14 YES 7 NO
2021-06-08 Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 3 Favorable
2021-05-25 Introduced and Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate

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