HI SB532 | 2022 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous SB532


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-12-10 - Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Part I: Requires a law enforcement officer who observes criminal misconduct by another law enforcement officer to report the criminal misconduct. Requires passage of a psychological screening test battery to qualify for appointment as a law enforcement officer. Subjects a law enforcement officer to denial, suspension, or revocation of a law enforcement officer's certification for failure to report observed criminal misconduct or committing an act of criminal misconduct. Part II: Prohibits the use of a chokehold by a law enforcement officer unless the use of deadly force is justifiable. Defines chokehold.

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Relating To Law Enforcement Reform.



2021-12-10 Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
2021-02-01SenateRe-Referred to JDC.
2021-01-27SenateReferred to PSM, JDC.
2021-01-25SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB428 (Same As) 2021-12-10 - Carried over to 2022 Regular Session.
SB532 (Carry Over) 2021-02-01 - Re-Referred to JDC.


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