04RS HB212


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HB 212/LM (BR 439) - P. Bather

     AN ACT relating to peace officers.
     Amend KRS 15.331, relating to peace officer training on bias-related crimes, to add training on human diversity, on handling mentally ill persons, mentally retarded persons, and persons suffering from alcohol and other drug abuse, and on standards for the use of force, defensive tactics, and situations where less than lethal force should be used; amend KRS 67C.321, relating to discipline of peace officers in consolidated local governments, to add procedural process for citizen complaints and appeals; amend KRS 67C.325, relating to subpoena power of police merit boards of consolidated local governments, to specify that subpoenas may be issued upon a prevailing motion of the board for the purpose of the investigation rather than at the benefit of the officer or the chief and at the request thereof; amend KRS 15.310 to conform; make technical amendments to KRS 15.420 and 15.340; repeal and reenact KRS 15.515 as a new section of KRS 15.410 to 15.510.

     Jan 7-introduced in House
     Jan 8-to Judiciary (H)

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