HB 195

  • Delaware House Bill
  • 151st General Assembly (2021-2022)
  • Introduced in House Jun 23, 2021
  • Passed House Jun 17, 2021
  • Passed Senate Jun 24, 2021
  • Governor

An Act To Amend Title 11 And Title 29 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Administration Of Body Worn Cameras.

Abstract

This Act requires certain police officers and some certain employees of the Department of Correction and Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families to wear a body worn camera and to use the body worn camera to record interactions with a member of the public in accordance with the regulations to be established by the Council on Police Training. This Act requires state agencies to implement the statewide body worn camera program through the procurement of cameras, development of a central data storage program, and provision of necessary personnel as funding is available. This Act tasks the Council on Police Training with creating and promulgating regulations setting forth standards for body worn camera use by Delaware’s police officers and some certain employees of the Department of Correction and Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families with the goal of ensuring widespread and consistent use of body worn cameras in 2022. This Act also makes changes to the membership of the Council on Police Training by adding the following members to the Council: the Chairs of the House and Senate Public Safety Committees, 2 public members unaffiliated with law enforcement appointed by the Governor each for a 3-year term. This bill also changes the membership of the Council by changing two positions to be permanently held by mayors from Kent or Sussex County. The bill also changes the quorum from 7 to 9 members. The bill requires the Council to hold a minimum of two public meetings to solicit public input into the development of the regulations.

Bill Sponsors (22)

Votes


Jun 17, 2021

Jun 24, 2021

Actions


Jun 24, 2021

Senate

Passed By Senate. Votes: 21 YES

Senate

Reported Out of Committee (Finance) in Senate with 2 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Finance

Jun 23, 2021

Senate

Reported Out of Committee (Judiciary) in Senate with 4 Favorable, 1 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Judiciary

Senate

Assigned to Finance Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Finance

Jun 17, 2021

House

Passed By House. Votes: 41 YES

House

Amendment HA 2 to HB 195 - Passed In House by Voice Vote

Senate

Assigned to Corrections & Public Safety Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Corrections & Public Safety

Senate

Re-Assigned to Judiciary Committee in Senate

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Judiciary

Jun 11, 2021

House

Amendment HA 2 to HB 195 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

Jun 04, 2021

House

Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 3 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Appropriations

Jun 03, 2021

House

Amendment HA 1 to HB 195 - Introduced and Placed With Bill

May 17, 2021

House

Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations

May 12, 2021

House

Reported Out of Committee (Public Safety & Homeland Security) in House with 3 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Public Safety & Homeland Security

May 06, 2021

House

Introduced and Assigned to Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in House

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Public Safety & Homeland Security

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Bill Text PDF
HA 2 to HB 195 HTML PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note PDF

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