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Bill Detail: SB21-183

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Title Law Enforcement Support And Accountability
Status Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (05/24/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
House Sponsors
Senate Sponsors P. Lundeen (R)
House Committee
Senate Committee State, Veterans and Military Affairs
Date Introduced 03/16/2021

The bill permits a civil action for deprivation of rights against a
peace officer to be brought against a Colorado state patrol officer or
Colorado bureau of investigation agent.
The bill amends certain standards concerning use of force by a
peace officer.
The bill defines intervene, for the purpose of a peace officer's

duty to intervene. Furthermore, it amends the requirements that constitute
a class 1 misdemeanor for failure of the duty to intervene.
The bill requires that any suspension or revocation of a peace
officer's certification is not effective until the peace officer has exhausted
all internal, contractual, and legal rights to review, challenge, and appeal
the underlying finding or decision.
The bill includes agents employed by the Colorado bureau of
investigation to the definition of peace officers for purposes of
body-worn camera requirements.

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