SB 944: Statewide Independent Counsel
GENERAL BILL by Thurston
Statewide Independent Counsel; Creating the Statewide Independent Counsel Board in the Department of Legal Affairs; requiring the board to oversee the investigation and prosecution of officer-involved incidents of deadly force; providing board membership requirements; providing that the statewide independent counsel has the sole prosecutorial jurisdiction over officer-involved incidents within this state; requiring the independent counsel to prosecute specified cases upon written request of the Governor or a state attorney; requiring the chief law enforcement officer of a law enforcement agency to notify the board if a law enforcement officer or a correctional officer is involved in an officer-involved incident, etc.
Last Action: 4/30/2021 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
- Appropriations (AP)
• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 104
• Introduced -SJ 104
• Died in Judiciary
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