Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6598
Session Year 2021
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROHIBITION AGAINST HIRING POLICE OFFICERS DISMISSED FOR MALFEASANCE OR WHO RESIGNED OR RETIRED WHILE UNDER INVESTIGATION.

To (1) prohibit the Police Officer Standards and Training Council from certifying a police officer who was dismissed for malfeasance or resigned or retired while under investigation, and (2) require the council to provide an opportunity for a hearing for such officer and a law enforcement unit seeking to hire such officer.

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Public Safety and Security Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/6/2021(LCO)File Number 273
 4/6/2021House Calendar Number 227
 4/6/2021Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/6/2021(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/29/2021(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/06/21 10:00 AM
 3/19/2021(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/18/2021(PS)Joint Favorable
 3/5/2021Public Hearing 03/09
 3/4/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

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