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HB 727: Special Review Commission/Lethal Use-of-force Incidents


Special Review Commission/Lethal Use-of-force Incidents; Creates Special Review Commission; provides for commission membership; specifies membership requirements; requires law enforcement agencies to report lethal use-of-force incidents to commission; requires state attorneys & other prosecuting entities to notify commission of inquiries into use-of-force fatalities & determinations not to pursue charges; requires commission to review lethal use-of-force incidents; authorizes commission to refer incidents to AG for prosecution consideration; authorizes commission to subpoena documents & witnesses; authorizes AG to bring criminal charges; prohibits commission actions that could constitute double jeopardy.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/18/2015 House • Filed
12/10/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 64
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 63
3/11/2016 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee