HB 1527 -  Criminal Justice

by Joseph
Revises definition of "completion of all terms of sentence" to remove provision requiring full payment of certain fines & fees; revises provisions concerning use of force by officer against fleeing suspect; provides additional criteria for use of force by officers; revises standard for determining justifiable use of force in defense of person; revises standard of proof needed to overcome prima facie claim of self-defense; requires collection of data concerning offenders eligible for alternative sanctions; requires that officer have probable cause to temporarily detain person; requires law enforcement agencies to adopt standards for pursuit of different types of fleeing suspects; requires judge declining to impose alternative sanction on eligible violator of probation or community control to do so in written order.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Time: 03/05/2021 - 1:47 PM Member: Committee: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 03/01/2021 - 11:52 AM Member: Joseph Committee: Version: __