SB 169/LM (BR 1703) - D. Givens, W. Blevins Jr., D. Harper Angel
AN ACT relating to police officers.
Amend KRS 15.520 relating to complaints against police officers, to add the right to have counsel present for interrogation about alleged misconduct; expand notice of hearing from 72 hours to 10 days, exclusive of weekends and holidays; allow the officer to waive the within 60 day hearing requirement in 30 day increments; include possible default order, rehearing, certain back pay and benefits if hearing authority finds that any rights of the police officer have not been afforded; add requirement that police officer found guilty may bring an action in Circuit Court within 30 days of receipt of written findings; clarify reference to police officers to whom provisions apply.
Feb 23-introduced in Senate
Feb 27-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 5-taken from Judiciary (S); returned to Judiciary (S); 1st reading