00RS HB544


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HB 544 (BR 1975) - H. Moberly

     AN ACT relating to law enforcement.
     Amend KRS 15A.070, KRS 70.263, KRS 95.955, and various sections of KRS Chapter 15 to allow the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council and the Department of Criminal Justice Training to promulgate administrative regulations; require peace officers to complete 640 hours of basic training at a school certified by the council; require other minimum qualifications for peace officers.


     SFA (1, E. Tori) - Add amendment of KRS 15.420 relating to membership in the Kentucky Law Enforcement Foundation Program Fund police salary supplement to include the Kentucky State Police.
     SFA (2, G. Neal) - Add section prohibiting a peace officer from stopping, detaining, or searching any person when solely motivated by considerations of race, color, or ethnicity; require state and local law enforcement agencies to adopt a written policy prohibiting such practices; require written policy to provide for discipline of peace officers, including termination; require Justice Cabinet to develop model written policy.

     Feb 2-introduced in House
     Feb 3-to State Government (H)
     Feb 9-posted in committee
     Feb 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 24-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 25, 2000
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 93-0
     Mar 2-received in Senate
     Mar 6-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 7-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 14-floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 21-floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn
     Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 29, 2000; 3rd reading, passed 34-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 11-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 21-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 480)

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