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Substitute for H.B. No. 5437
Session Year 2015


To amend the Alvin W. Penn Racial Profile Prohibition Act to provide that violation of the act is a discriminatory practice, to provide that each traffic stop, including those that do not result in a citation, results in an electronic record on an electronic device in the police vehicle, to provide that such electronic device print notice and information in English and Spanish to be given to each person stopped concerning how to file a claim under the act, to provide that a copy of such notice and information be provided as part of each motor vehicle operator's license renewal notification and to provide that each municipal police department, the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection and any other department with authority to conduct a traffic stop may be reimbursed for the costs associated with equipping any police officer's vehicle with such an electronic device.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/14/2015(LCO)File Number 622
 4/14/2015House Calendar Number 392
 4/14/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/14/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/7/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/13/15 5:00 PM
 3/30/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/27/2015(JUD)Joint Favorable
 3/16/2015Public Hearing 03/20
 3/13/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
 3/12/2015Drafted by Committee
 2/11/2015(JUD)Vote to Draft
 1/15/2015Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of HB-5437

Rep. Matthew Ritter, 1st Dist.

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